SE 362 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Server-Side Scripting Languages
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SE 362
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives An indepth look at server side scripting languages such as PHP and ASP and how they are used to create dynamic and Web 2.0 content, such as blogs, newletters, and RSS feeds. Additional topics covered include server side ecommerce issues such as the management and display of dynamic data, authentication, security, shopping carts, and session management.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to configure a web server for personal use
  • will be able to demonstrate the effective use of object-oriented coding principles
  • will be able to compare the strengths and weaknesses of PHP and ASP
  • will be able to use a server-side language to deliver and manage dynamic content
  • will be able to identify appropriate security tools and settings which should be included in a commercial web site.
  • will be able to install and incorporate blogs and RSS feeds into a web site.
Course Content An indepth study of the use of PHP as both a procedural and objectoriented langauge to display dynamic data. Topics covered include using PHP to display dynamic content, news, blogs, wikis, RSS syndicate feeds, and newsletters, personal web server installation and configuration, and the use of design patterns in PHP code. This course also introduces ASP.NET and compares and contrasts PHP to ASP.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to course, Introduction to PHP, Introduction to web servers Chapter 1. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
2 PHP as a Scripting Language, PHP vs. ASP.NET Chapter 2&3. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
3 PHP and OOP Chapter 6. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
4 PHP and OOP Chapter 6. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
5 Form Processing Chapter 7. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
6 Capturing and Displaying Dynamic Content Chapter 8. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
7 Managing Dynamic Page Displays Chapter 8. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
8 Midterm Exam
9 Security and PHP Chapter 12. Lerdorf, Tatroe & MacIntyre. ISBN 9780596006815
10 Security and PHP Chapter 4. Lea, Buzzard, WhiteCinis, & Thomas. ISBN 159059150X
11 Security and PHP Chapter 5. Lea, Buzzard, WhiteCinis, & Thomas. ISBN 159059150X
12 Web 2.0 and PHP Chapter 6&7. Lea, Buzzard, WhiteCinis, & Thomas. ISBN 159059150X
13 Web 2.0 and PHP Chapter 8. Lea, Buzzard, WhiteCinis, & Thomas. ISBN 159059150X
14 Incorporating Design Patterns in PHP Class Notes
15 Incorporating Design Patterns in PHP Class Notes
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Lerdorf, R., Tatroe, K., & MacIntyre, P. (2006). Programming PHP. O’Reilly: Sebastopol, CA. ISBN 9780596006815.
Suggested Readings/Materials Lea, C., Buzzard, M., WhiteCinis, J., & Tomas, D. (2002). PHP MySQL Website Programming: ProblemDesignSolution. Berkeley, CA: Apress

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Homework / Assignments
15
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
35
Final Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
Homework / Assignments
15
3
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
27
Final Exam
1
30
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas on complex engineering problems.

X
2

To be able to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

X
3

To be able to design, implement, verify, validate, document, measure and maintain a complex software system, process, or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the requirements; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose.

X
4

To be able to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analysis and solution of complex problems in software engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies effectively.

X
5

To be able to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex Software Engineering problems.

6

To be able to work effectively in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to be able to present effectively, to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions.

8

To have knowledge about global and social impact of engineering practices and software applications on health, environment, and safety; to have knowledge about contemporary issues as they pertain to engineering; to be aware of the legal ramifications of Engineering and Software Engineering solutions.

9

To be aware of ethical behavior, professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge about standards utilized in engineering applications.

10

To have knowledge about industrial practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to have awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of Software Engineering, and to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Software Engineering.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest