LIS 638 – Web Development

School of Information/Library Sci
Manhattan Campus (GR) Graduate Level

Modern websites in the information professions are highly interactive, consisting of dynamic web pages generated by client- and server-side scripts and database queries. This course will cover the basic methods and tools for developing dynamic, database-driven web sites, through a hands-on approach. Topics covered will include: Internet architecture; static web page creation; client and server-side scripting; database design and development for website data management; version control; and best practices for design and accessibility. Students will have the opportunity to create a database-driven website on a topic relating to their professional interests.