Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


Introduces concepts and skills needed to develop and manage small to medium web facing server systems. Covers object oriented techniques, event-driven programming, development or effective user interfaces, database integration and server side scripting.



  • Semester 1 - 2022


  • Semester 2 - 2022

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Singapore)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Acquired the knowledge and developed the skills needed to prototype a web-based end-user server-side application using a comprehensive contemporary development environment.

2. Acquired the knowledge and developed the skills needed to produce web browser interfaces that are aesthetic, intuitive and easy to use.

3. Acquired the knowledge and developed the skills to connect to databases from a comprehensive server-side web system.

4. Developed the skills needed to design, implement and present reports from a database.


  1. Web based server side systems
  2. Event Driven Programming
  3. Server and Client side scripting
  4. Interactive Development Environments (IDE's)
  5. Object-oriented design, reuse, the user interface
  6. Database interfacing


This course replaces INFT2008. If you have successfully completed INFT2008 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assumed knowledge

COMP1140 Database & Information Management and either INFT2012 Application Programming or SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Assignments

Formal Examination: Examination *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course. - Students whose overall mark in the course is 50% or more, but who score less than 40% in the compulsory item and thus fail to demonstrate the required proficiency, will be awarded a Criterion Fail grade which will show as FF on their formal transcript. However, students in this position who have scored at least 25% in the compulsory assessment item will be allowed to undertake a supplementary 'capped' assessment in which they can score at most 50% of the possible mark for that item.

Contact hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and PSB Singapore

Computer Lab

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 2


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

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