WEB DEVELOPMENT TOOLS (3340706)  

4
Credit
0 + 0 + 4
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
0 + 0 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
40 + 0 + 60
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
The Internet has grown from the simple desire to a phenomenon which is leaving hardly any aspects of our daily lives untouched. For facilitating users, web sites carry many types of features. Today developing professional web sites includes a gamut of many kindsof technologies and tools involving GUI, animations, Content management, database, blogs etc. For designing and publishing web documents creating user interfaces, animation and informative reports are basic requirement of the software industry today. After completion of this course the student will be able to utilize these technologies and tools to create a professional website using scripting, blogging tool and a content-management system, database, animation tools.
Course Outcome
The theory should be taught and practical should be carried out in such a manner that students are able to acquire different learning out comes in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domain to demonstrate following course outcomes.

i. Illustrate the basics of WWW (World Wide Web) and different Web Browsers.
ii. Use Gmail account and Google Apps
iii. Create wordpress based user interface and website
iv. Create small scale animations

Active Learning
a. Softwares
i. Latest version of Wordpress
ii. Xampp server
iii. Latest version of Alice
b. Learning websites
i. http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/dslater/screencasts/index.html (Videotutorial for Alice)
ii. http://www.w3schools.com/
iii. http://www.alice.org/3.1/materials_videos (Video tutorial for Alice)
iv. http://www.alice.org/3.1/materials_download (Lab exercises for Alice)
v. http://learn.wordpress.com
vi. http://learn.googleapps.com/training-videos
vii. http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/wordpress/wordpress-step-by-stepbeginners-guide/
viii. http://www.free-ebooks.net/ebook/WordPress-for-Beginners-Easy-as1-2-3/pdf?dl&preview
ix. http://www.graphicrating.com/2009/07/31/wordpress-tutorials-andresources-for-designers-and-developers/
x. http://www.bgsu.edu/downloads/cio/file9350.pdf
xi. http://www.amazon.com/Sams-Teach-Yourself-WordPressMinutes/dp/0672335468/