Clinical Associate Professor
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University
Email: odeh (AT) cs (DOT) nyu (DOT) edu
Office: 251 Mercer Street, Room 321 :: New York City, 10012 :: Tel.: 212-998-3118
> Course Information:
- Class hours: MW 12:30-1:45 in CIWW Room 102
- Office Hours: Mondays 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm, in room 321 in WWH, or at other times by appointment
- Grader and e-tutor email address: Kevin John (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- There will be NO midterm and NO Final exams in this class. You will have a midterm and a final group projects to submit instead.
> About the Course:
Prerequisite: Prerequisites: V22.0004 (Computers in Principle & Practice I) and one semester of programming in JAVA, C, or equivalent programming experience. 4 Points
Topics covered are:
- Foundations of the Web: The course begins with an overview of the foundations of the internet and the web. We will provide an overview of the history of the Internet and web, security, DNS, HTTP, client-server communications, and a quick review of XHTML, CSS and UNIX.
- PHP: PHP is a popular method to create interactive e-commerce websites. The class covers PHP programming including pattern matching & regular expressions, and file manipulations. Students develop interactive, secure and powerful e-commerce sites for the web.
- Server installation and configuration: The course provides an overview of popular server applications, server installation, and configuration. We will focus on the Apache server which is the most popular and secure server used today. Students learn to access Apache server data and logs.
- Server Side Includes (SSI): We will learn to use SSI to create private website which require authentication and manipulating of environmental variables.
- XML Technologies: eXtensible Markup Language (XML) is a powerful technology used to describe and format data for the web. We will learn to write xml documents for the web, validate xml documents using DTD technology, and finally use CSS and XSL to display and process XML data for the web.
Help: 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: I will be very happy to help you.
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