Focuses on developing skills for solving the diverse problems of the latest GIS computer systems. Students will examine operating systems, explore GIS web client-server relationships, write utility programs and simple GIS web server applications.
Previous programming experience required OR GIST 7010 must be taken concurrently.
**IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. See "How do I write my GIS online final exams?" at https://www.bcit.ca/construction/gisresources/faq/studentspt.shtml. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.
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Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:
Use and compare the UNIX and Windows operating systems.
Create HTML forms and associated web server script programs.
Create forms and scripts to deliver maps to web clients.
Describe the typical client/server relationship.
Compare GIS web client and web server designs.
Effective as of Fall 2005
GIST 7130 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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