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Principles of Web Development

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Principles of Web Development
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: PIB-WEB
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for ▄bung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KIB-WEB (P221-0023) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, optional course
KIB-WEB (P221-0023) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 5, optional course
PIB-WEB (P221-0023) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 5, mandatory course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
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):
PIB-BSE Introduction to Operating Systems
PIB-DB Databases
PIB-INF1 Informatics 1
PIB-INF2 Informatics 2
PIB-PR1 Programming 1
PIB-PR2 Programming 2
PIB-PR3 Programming 3
PIB-TI Theoretical Informatics

[updated 03.07.2024]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
PIB-FPRG Functional Programming

[updated 09.08.2021]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Maximilian Altmeyer
Prof. Dr. Maximilian Altmeyer

[updated 03.07.2024]
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 2024, WS 2023/24, WS 2022/23, WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, ...
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