WWW108 - Emerging Web Technologies

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Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:32:10.222
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:15:40.477


Subject Title
Emerging Web Technologies

Subject Description
This forward-looking module examines emergent topics and concepts in the web related technologies.  Focusing on practical technologies that can be implemented in whole or in part today, with an expectation of growing support in the future.  Current topics relate to hybrid desktop web apps

Credit Status
1 Credit toward Webmaster Certificate.

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

1. Understand emerging web technologies.
2. Work with vendor specific web technologies.
3. Understand current tools capable of running web technology in non traditional contexts.
4. Construct a cross platform desktop application.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
WWW107

Topic Outline

  • Understand the role of mobile technologies on the web
  • The role of HTML5 cross platform frameworks
  • Installing and building Electron
  • The fundamentals of the Electron framework
  • Main and render processes, and application structure
  • Constructing a functional application
  • Running Electron
  • IPC calls
  • Packaging your application

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer, reinforced by assigned readings and assignments between classes. 

Prescribed Texts
None

Required Supplies
None

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
Since this is a professional credit subject, marking standards reinforce professional practice by demanding legible, tidy work.  Written materials should be well organized and grammatically correct, with proper spelling and punctuation.  Computer assignments should be documented to the instructor's standards.  Late assignments are penalized.  For particulars, please obtain standards, dates, etc., from your instructors. 
While attendance and participation in class discussions are not formally a part of this evaluation schedule, you should be aware that absenteeism will almost guarantee your inability to achieve satisfactory grades.  Details of assignment requirements may be explained in class.  There is no formal provision for make-up tests to replace tests that you miss. 

To attain a passing grade for this subject, students must obtain a mark of 50% or higher. 

Grading is based on the following marking scheme: 

Assignments   100% 

Approved by: Sharon Estok