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Unit details

SIT780 - eSystems Software Development

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Enrolment modes:

(B, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Assumed Knowledge:Computer networks, principles of system analysis and design
Unit chair:

A Sajjanhar

Prerequisite:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour lecture per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

The unit explores internet technologies for esystems software development such as, the use of XML schemas including DTD and XSD in creating XML documents, models of distributed computing in the high-level design of esystems, XML web services which is a significant paradigm in distributed computing and the role of open standards, such as SOAP and WSDL, for the development of web services. Methods for the publishing and consuming of web services in B2B systems and the role of content management systems and content delivery systems in esystems and the role of application layer protocols will also be addressed. In addition, there will be a major focus on server-side technologies for esystems such as PHP, J2EE and .net with an emphasis on components development. Security issues in esystems will also be identified.

On completion of this unit, students will be able to identify key aspects of esystems and gain practical experience in the use of technologies for the design and development of effective esystems.

Assessment

Examination 60%, two assignments (20% each) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1006$1006$1006$2593$2897

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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