- Purpose and learning objectives
This elective aims to give the student practical skills in developing modern web applications.Knowledge
The course includes front-end, back-end, databases, Github, and Amazon Web servers (PythonAnywhere).
The student will gain knowledge about some of the most important problem areas in developing a complex web app.Skills
• Cloud hosting
• Multi-model databases
• Graph databases
• HTTP statuses codes
• Security in web applications
• Docker containers
The student will understand and be able to reflect on questions like:
• How to create a web app where complex relations are needed
• Understand the architecture of micro services
• How to design a complex system to make it maintainable
The student will gain skills to:Competences
• Develop an application using asynchronous programming
• Use Python or Nodejs
• Use a multi-model database
• Analyze and create RESTful APIs
• Use Github for continuous integration
• Deploy to the cloud
• Create documentation
• Create API tests
• Style with Tailwindcss
• Use a front-end framework
• Use Docker containers
The student will learn to:
• Develop advanced web applications
• Make proper choices for choosing a technology stack
• Deploy and maintain web applications on the Internet
• Develop and implement web solutions
- Type of instruction
The course is based on Problem-Based Learning.
The students are introduced to Python or Nodejs.
In Python frameworks like Bottle and/or FastAPI will be used.
In Nodejs a library called Express is used.
The teacher will act as a supervisor in the development project and teach students the basic principles. The students will then have to apply the learned knowledge and expand it in order to build a large scale application.
- Subject/module requirement for
Academic requirement for participation
No special requirements.
Equipment needed to participate
Windows PC, Mac or Linux
- min 8 GB RAM (16 GB RAM preferably)
- 200 GB available disk space
- CPU with virtualisation hardware (usually available in most modern CPUs)
- 15,6” screen or bigger is recommended
The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)Prerequisites for access to the examinationMandatory assignments 1 and 2 accepted.Exam in one or more subjectsSubject/module is tested standaloneType of examOral examinationType of assignmentLive code with oral examinationIndividual exam or group examIndividualExam languagesEnglishDuration5 min. individual presentation of the project, 20 min. examination in the project and the course curriculum in general, and 5 min. for grading and student change.Permitted exam aidsOnline help and own materialAvailable exam aidsProjectorType of evaluation7-point grading scaleExaminersInternal censure
- Preliminary literature list
This is a preliminary literature list. A final literature list will be provided in connection with study start.Online material. This is a preliminary literature list. A final literature list will be provided in connection when the course starts.
- Additional information
This subject may not run in certain semesters.
Some classes may take place online.
In the subject Ultimate Web you will receive 80 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 106 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 29% of your total workload for the subject.
The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: classroom teaching, project work, Online teaching.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: project work, searching for information, reading the curriculum, group work, reading your own notes.
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*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances