This course covers advanced GIS programming issues. Topics include accessing the latest GIS data stores: RDBMS, ORDBMS, XML and binary files, creating custom classes, events and exceptions. Advanced UI controls that render graphics, bind data and integrate the latest web and mobile technologies will be use to present geospatial data.
**IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. Details will be emailed to you after registering for the course. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisites prior to registration of this course. Students need to receive approval to register for this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: 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 will be able to:
Create desktop and web applications that display graphical information.
Implement object-oriented principles such as encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, abstraction, and serialization.
Use Catch...Try...Finally statements for structured error handling.
Create and handle custom events.
Access and update GIS binary and XML files.
Access GIS data stored in an RDBMS or ORDBMS.
Create MVC and MVP structured web applications.
Create web applications that integrate the latest web-based and mobile GIS technologies.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011
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