INM420 - Development and Emerging Technologies

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Subject Title
Development and Emerging Technologies

Subject Description
This class builds upon previous web development classes by introducing use of a popular
javascript framework and modern UX design principles in the creation of the user interface for a
home automation application. In addition, handling of real-time data, access control, security and persistence of user data are introduced, along with use of ?Node.js? tool in Javascript

Credit Status
Interactive Media Design Diploma

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of how to evaluate and use a javascript framework
  2. Plan and create web applications using current development frameworks
  3. Develop a deeper understanding of modern design principles for web applications that are developed in responsive environments
  4. Integrate modern design principles into web applications that are accessible across multiple platforms and devices
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of how to create a secure login for web based applications
  6. Control secure access to web based applications
  7. Demonstrate how to work with real-time data
  8. Plan a persistence layer and work with data persistence
  9. Create a node service using Node.js.
  10. Apply the mechanics of the Internet of Things to developing accompanying web based applications

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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