COMP212 Developing Web Applications

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Q: What does COMP212 cover?

A: In COMP212 you will learn about:

Q: How many lectures and labs are there?

A: COMP212 coursework includes two one-hour lectures and two two-hour labs per week.

Q:What are the pre-requisites for COMP212?

A: COMP112 and either COMP150 or COMP160 are prerequisite for COMP212. If you haven't done them but are able to prove you have all the knowledge it teaches, then we may be able to exempt you from the prerequisite requirement. Contact our course advisor Willem Labuschagne to discuss your options: willem@cs.otago.ac.nz.

Q: The paper sounds pretty good, but I'd like some more information and guidance before I make up my mind, where can I get some?

A: Come and have a chat with us, or if that isn't possible at the moment, contact us by email or phone and we will gladly send you more information and answer any questions you may have. Have a look at the Contacts page for our details.

Q: I've done COMP112 and now I can make pretty good web pages, why should I do COMP212?

A: At the end of COMP112 you have the skills to produce quality static web pages. COMP212 takes those skills further and moves into dynamic web development enabling you to create much more sophisticated web sites.

Q: What sort of assessment will there be?

A: 50% of your final mark comes from internal work, the rest from your final exam. Your internal work will consist of both regular lab work and larger projects. The final assignment is to make a functioning online auction web site.