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IT 3203 – Introduction to Web Development

Fall Semester, 2009
Monday / Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:15 PM
Room J-133
Brown, R.

Required Text: Sebesta, Robert W., Programming the World Wide Web, Fourth Edition, Addison Wesley, 2008. ISBN-13: 9780321489692. Only the fourth edition will do.

Recommended Text: Morville, Peter and Louis Rosenfeld, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, Third Edition, O'Reilly, 2006. ISBN: 0-596-52734-9, ISBN-13: 9780596527341. (For purposes of this class, the first or second editions, which may be available used, are also suitable.)

In this intensive class, students cover the breadth of Web development tools from HTML to database-driven Web sites. No previous Web experience is required, but come prepared to work. (You will need the programming skills provided by the prerequisites.)

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Supplemental Lectures (Recorded)
Logging on and Editing Your Index PagePDF Slides
Uploading PicturesPDF Slides
Problems with Java file permissions? 
Supplemental Examples
Drag-and-Drop with DOM2
Dynamic Menu Example
Examinations and Grades
Sample Examination Questions
Required Reading
Standards of Academic Conduct
Web Development and Intellectual Property
An Example of Proper Writing
Your Computer Account
Working with Your Web Page
Web Developer's Bibliography
Optional Reading
About CSS Boxes
An External Stylesheet Example
Helpful Web Links
http://htmlhelp.com/
http://www.w3schools.com/
http://validator.w3.org/ The W3C's HTML Mark Up Validation Service
http://weitz.de/regex-coach/ Regular expression tool for Windows

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