SIT209 - Software Engineering 2: Developing Internet-Of-Things Applications


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250

SIT107 or SIT123


Must be enrolled in S464 Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Week 1-5: 2 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour studio per week.  Week 6-11: 2 x 2 hour seminar per week, 1 x 3 hour studio per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


With increase capability and affordance of web2.0, web applications have become the primary platform for development of new applications. Many desktop applications have been moved to the World Wide Web which provides better accessibility through web browsers, better cross platform support, and more streamlined application development process. In this problem-oriented and design based learning unit students will be introduced to tools and techniques for web application development, to achieve practical knowledge and hands on experience on real world web applications within the context of cyber physical systems. Students will develop web application that can connect to selected sensors and devices, read data from them, send commands to actuators, and demonstrate the collected data on a web application front end. Working as individuals and in teams within a project–based environment, students will be introduced to various aspects of web development including front end and back end web development and will apply specific techniques and tools at various stages of the development of a fully functional web application.    

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.