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Class Time: Tue/Thu, 11:00-12:15 PM, room 109 CIWW (Courant)
Office hours: Tue, 12:30-1:30 PM, room 321 in Courant or at other times by appointment.
Office: Room 321 in Courant
Exams: Please note that all Exams are hand-written exams: no books, and no computers.
Midterm exam: October 24th, 2013 (during class)
Final Exam: December 17, 2013, 10:00am - 11:50am, WWH 109
- We have an excellent tutor (Geoffrey A Owen) to help you in person and also via email this semester.
- For help in person, go to the lab at Fourth Street Lab: The ITS lab is located at 35 West Fourth Street. The phone number there is 212-998-3421.
- Tutoring hours in person is on Mon - Thu: 2:00 - 4:00PM at Fourth Street Lab.
- Help via Email: Feel free to email Geoffrey at email@example.com
Topics covered are:
Foundations: The course begins with an overview of the foundations of building interactive web sites with a review and overview of HTML5, along with topics in advanced CSS. We will also review UNIX. In addition, throughout the semester, we will address issues specific to building large websites; incorporating multi-media; building multi-lingual websites and other important aspects that will be relevant to your work both in this course and in the future.
PHP: PHP is another popular methodology to create interactive web sites This class covers many aspects of PHP programming including programming fundamentals, pattern matching & regular expressions, file manipulations and more. Students will develop interactive, secure and powerful e-commerce sites for the web.
CSCI-UA.61 can be used as one of the four courses which make up the Web Programming and Applications Minor
For non-majors: Web Design and Computer Principles ( CSCI-UA.0004) or equivalent and Introduction to Computer Programming (CSCI-UA.0002) or one semester of programming in Java, Python or an equivalent programming experience such as in C.
Whenever you have a question about the course material, please feel free to drop by during my office hours or write me an email message. If at any time you feel that you are falling behind or are overwhelmed by the material, let me know and I will be very happy to help you.
by Peter Gasston (Author)
2) Responsive Web Design by Ethan Marcotte
Paperback: 143 pages
Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 2 edition (September 3, 2012)
4) Programming PHP Paperback
by Kevin Tatroe
Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 3 edition (February 22, 2013)
by Cody Lindley (Author)
Paperback: 166 pages
Publisher: O'Reilly Media (January 7, 2013)
By: Shelley Powers
Formats: * Print * Safari Books Online
Print Release: December 2008
Print ISBN: 978-0-596-52187-5 | ISBN 10: 0-596-52187-1
Ebook ISBN: 978-0-596-15734-0 | ISBN 10: 0-596-15734-7
Negrino, Tom; Smith, Dori
ISBN 10: 0321772970 / ISBN 13: 9780321772978 )
3) PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide - 4th edition
by Larry Ullman
- Ten percent of the grade will be deducted for each class late, with a possible maximum deduction of 30%.
- Homeworks will not be accepted past the third class after their due date without the instructor's permission.
- You should save all of your programs and back them up or store copies of the files for the entire semester.
- Programming style counts (that includes using meaningful names for variables and files; and providing sufficient comments in the body of the programs.)
- 1 Free Extension for the entire semster: You may submit *one* homework up to one week late without penalty. In that case, please be sure to advise the instructor before the due date & time (midnight of the due date) that you will be using your "freebie extension".
For the purposes of this class, cheating is defined as:
- Discussing homework concepts is fine, but you must submit your own work.
- Copying all or part of another student's homework, project or exam.
- Allowing another student to copy all or part of your homework, project, or exam.
- Please note that If you are caught cheating, you will receive an immediate FAILURE for the course.
- Make sure to read the CS department statements on Academic Integrity for more details and let me know if you have any questions.
This course will require one mid-term exam (20% of the final grade); one final exam (20% of the final grade); and approximately 5-7 additional assignments (accounting for 60% of the final grade).
All students will be assigned a UNIX account on a university webserver for this class to use for their own web sites.
The primary software for this course will be available on the webserver that we use in class. Any additional software that you need (e.g. Adobe's Photoshop) will be available to you at no cost through the ITS computer labs.