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Principles of Web Development

Module name (EN): Principles of Web Development
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIB-WEB
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
KIB-WEB Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 5, optional course
PIB-WEB Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 5, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kretschmer
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Kretschmer

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the structure of XML documents. They will be able to analyze the structure of existing documents and design a suitable schema. Students will be capable of converting XML documents with XSLT to HTML and creating a layout with CSS. They will be able to use JavaScript to access the content of XML documents (especially XHTML), process it, and output it in another format.

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Module content:
XML basics
XSL Transformations (XSLT)
XML schemas
Document Object Model (DOM)
Principles of JavaScript
JavaScript and the Document Object Model
Events in JavaScript
JavaScript and CSS

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, demonstration, exercises

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Recommended or required reading:
Flanagan, David: JavaScript - Das umfassende Referenzwerk, O´Reilly, 2012.
Mozilla Developer Network,
Harold, E.R., MMeans W.S., XML in a Nutshell, O_Reilly, 2005
Kay, Michael: XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 Programmer´s Reference 4th edition, Wrox Press, 2008.
W3C: Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Fifth Edition),

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Module offered in:
WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, WS 2019/20
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