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GIST 7130 - GIS Computing and the Internet

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Previous programming experience required OR GIST 7010 must be taken concurrently.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:

  • Use and compare the UNIX and Windows operating systems.
  • Write simple HTML and JavaScript web pages.
  • 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

Related Programs

GIST 7130 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time   Advanced Diploma
  2. Geographic Information Systems
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Diploma
  3. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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