CIT 218 - Web Application Development

Course Description

The student will develop multi-tier web applications using client-server technologies in a variety of frameworks. Development will include design patterns such as MVC and MVVM with students writing client-side and server-side code to create a functional, consistent, and robust web application. As a capstone project, the students will develop and deploy a functional web application. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

CIT 190 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, CIT 195 with a grade of 2.0 or higher

Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

CIT 228, CIT 255

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the use of multi- tier architecture in web application design.
  • Explain the use of the MVC patterning when developing web applications.
  • Demonstrate the various features of a framework while developing small web applications.
  • Apply design concepts to create a functional user interface and user experience.
  • Develop a complex web application.
  • Deploy a complex web application.
Human Dimension:
  • Give and receive feedback in appropriate manner.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Identify how the quality of code affects our interaction with technology.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Select professional development resources that support their learning styles.