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COMP 2053 - XML for Web Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

XML is a standard for structuring, and storing web information. This course is focused on XML for Web Development for those with an HTML and CSS background. Following on from COMP 1850 this hands-on course will introduce students to Extensible Markup Language (XML). Participants will learn how XML is used within the web and how to integrate XML formats into web page development. Topics include XML syntax, DTD validation, namespaces, XML data modeling, and performing transformations with XSLT and XPath. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have an understanding of the basics of XML for web development and be prepared to move on to more advanced XML courses.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1850 or equivalent knowledge of HTML5, and CSS3.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$340.00

Fall 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 40025

Tue Oct 25 - Tue Nov 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 25 - Nov 29 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$340.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe how namespaces are used in XML.
  • Follow XML syntax rules.
  • Validate XML using DTD.
  • Construct XSLT style sheets for transforming HTML.
  • Construct XPath expressions for use within XSLT style sheet templates.
  • Demonstrate how to model objects and relational data models using XML.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

COMP 2053 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Advanced .NET Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Advanced Java Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Applied Data Analytics
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Applied Web Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  5. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma

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