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COMP 4613 - Advanced Java Web Development

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

This hands-on course continues on from COMP 3613. It assumes students are capable of writing software applications in Java. Students continue to explore Java EE in regard to Web Application and Servlet APIs with a focus on web application design. They practice organization and deployment which also helps to prepare them to move on to COMP 4656. Labs and exercises focus on industry standards to develop and deploy web applications using build tools such as Maven. Topics include: Web tier programming with variety of Java technologies such as JSP, JSTL, JSP EL, JSP custom tags, DisplayTag and popular Java web development frameworks such as PrimeFaces and Vaadin. Upon successful completion students will have a better understanding of Java Web App Development and are prepared move on to COMP 4656 Java Enterprise Edition Programming. COMP 4613 is offered once per year in September.


COMP 2613 and COMP 3613 or equivalent knowledge.



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Design, code, build, and deploy Java Web Applications.
  • Further examine the use of Servlets, HTTP Filters and web listeners as application controllers.
  • Build and deploy Java Web Applications into application servers using Maven and Ant.
  • Configure Application Servers and Web Application modules.
  • Demonstrate the merits of design and organization in a Java Web Application.
  • Build dynamic presentation layers JavaServer Pages and request dispatching.
  • Construct reusable components through the use of Custom Tags, Tag Handlers and DispalyTag.
  • Authenticate and Authorize application users with programmatic and declarative techniques.
  • Encrypt data at rest using jasypt API.
  • Encrypt data in transit using secure protocols such as HTTPs
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Servlet 3.x, JSP and JSP Expression Language.
  • Utilize the JSTL API to develop Java web applications.
  • Integrate JSF components into Java web applications.
  • Build web application using PrimeFace web framework.
  • Build web application using Vaadin web framework.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

COMP 4613 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Advanced Java Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma

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