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Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics

Module CodeCS3BC2
Module Namee-Business II
Module Short Titlee-Business II
Semester Taught
Contact Hours

2h Lecture + 1h Lab Session per week

Module PersonnelJoeran Beel
Learning Outcomes

When students have successfully completed the module they will be able to:
Analyse technical choices related to the design and platform selection for a basic e-business web application in relation to the business context and requirements
Design and program elements of web-based applications and web services to address an e-business problem.

Learning Aims

This module provides an understanding of modern, web based approaches for developing software applications, services and data structures for e-business applications. It addresses the standards, practical tools and techniques of web-based, e-business application development, including 3-tier application server architectures, web services, workflow and service composition, web content and meta-data using HTML and XML.

Module Content
    • Introduction to e-Commerce
    • The infrastructure of the Internet
    • Internet applications (WWW, FTP, Email, …)
    • Domain names and Internet protocols
    • Business models on the Web
    • Personalization and user tracking
    • HTML, CSS, XML, JSON, and encoding
    • Programming for the Web (e.g. HTML5; JavaScript; PHP; JSP)
    • Web Services
Recommended Reading List

Given during the lecture

Module Prerequisites

Good knowledge in at least one programming language.

Assessment Details

50% coursework (individual and group), 50% exam. To pass the module, students must achieve an overall mark of 40%. Supplemental assessment is 100% exam.

To pass the module, students must pass both components i.e. 40% in coursework and 40% exam.

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Academic Year of Data2018/19