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Postgraduate Diploma in Internet & Web Programming via Online Distance Learning

Enrolment date: 19 July 2024

Benefiting from over 30 years’ practical skills training experience, Fitzwilliam Institute’s Online Postgraduate Diploma in Internet and Web Programming course features:

  • Comprehensive modules covering all aspects of Internet and Web Programming: XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Java Script and Control Statements, Functions, Arrays and Loops, Document Object Model, XML and RSS, Ajax-Enabled Rich Internet Applications, Adobe Flash, and many more.
  • Interactive course expert support, advice and guidance from leading industry professionals. Always ready to help or answer any questions you might have throughout the course, all of Fitzwilliam Institute’s course experts are top industry professionals with many years of successful experience. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Internet and Web Programming contains the core and vital industry key skillset and, on completion, all of our students are industry-ready.
  • Real life Internet and Web Programming briefs. Fitzwilliam Institute’s Postgraduate Diploma in Internet and Web Programming offers practical and specific skills that can be applied in real world situations. You will gain exposure to invaluable toolkits and resources and prepare a real life Internet and Web Programming project brief, which will enable you to improve your work portfolio.
  • Flexible online learning. Fitzwilliam Institute’s Postgraduate Diploma in Internet and Web Programming course can be completed in your own time, from the comfort of your own home, to suit your lifestyle. You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.
  • Internet and Web Programming Jobs, Networking and Volunteer Opportunities. Benefiting from many years of industry experience, we are extremely well placed within the industry. Employers are always looking for Fitzwilliam Institute’s students and alumni. Our website features a comprehensive jobs and volunteer opportunities section.

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Computer Organization; Machine Languages; Assembly Languages and High-Level Languages; History of the Internet and World Wide Web; World Wide Web Consortium (W3C); Web; Personal; Distributed and Client/Server Computing; Hardware Trends; Object Technology; JavaScript: Object-Based Scripting for the Web; Browser Portability; C; C++ and Java; BASIC; Visual Basic; Visual C++; C# and; NET; Software Technologies;

Web Browser Basics: Internet Explorer and Firefox

Introduction to the Internet Explorer and Firefox Web Browsers; Connecting to the Internet; Internet Explorer and Firefox Features; Customizing Browser Settings; Searching the Internet; Keeping Track of Your Favorite Sites; File Transfer Protocol (FTP); Online Help; Other Web Browsers;

Understanding Web 2.0

What Is Web? Search; Content Networks; User-Generated Content; Blogging; Social Networking; Social Media; Tagging; Social Bookmarking; Software Development; Rich Internet Applications (RIAs); Web Services; Mashups; Widgets and Gadgets; Location-Based Services; XML; RSS; Atom; JSON and VoIP; Web Monetization Models; Web Business Models; Future of the Web; Where to Go for More Web; Information; Web Bibliography; Web Glossary;

Introduction to HTML5

Editing HTML5 ; First HTML5 Example; Validation Service; Headings; Linking; Images; Special Characters and Horizontal Rules; Lists; Tables; Forms; Internal Linking; Meta Elements;

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Inline Styles; Embedded Style Sheets; Conflicting Styles; Linking External Style Sheets; Positioning; Elements; Backgrounds; Element Dimensions; Box Model and Text Flow; Media Types; Building a CSS Drop-Down Menu; User Style Sheets;

JavaScript: Introduction to Scripting

Simple Program: Displaying a Line of Text in a Web Page; Modifying Our First Program; Obtaining User Input with prompt Dialogs; Dynamic Web Page; Adding Integers; Memory Concepts; Arithmetic; Decision Making: Equality and Relational Operators;

JavaScript: Control Statements

Algorithms; Pseudocode; Control Structures; if Selection Statement; Selection Statement; while Repetition Statement; Formulating Algorithms: Counter-Controlled Repetition; Formulating Algorithms: Sentinel-Controlled Repetition; Formulating Algorithms: Nested Control Statements; Assignment Operators; Increment and Decrement Operators; Essentials of Counter-Controlled Repetition; for Repetition Statement; Examples Using the for Statement switch Multiple-Selection Statement; doÖwhile Repetition Statement; break and continue Statements; Labeled break and continue Statements; Logical Operators; Summary of Structured Programming;

JavaScript: Functions

Program Modules in JavaScript; Programmer-Defined Functions; Function Definitions; Random Number Generation; Example: Game of Chance; Another Example: Random Image Generator; Scope Rules; JavaScript Global Functions; Recursion; Recursion vs. Iteration;

JavaScript: Arrays

Arrays; Declaring and Allocating Arrays; Examples Using Arrays; Random Image Generator Using Arrays; References and Reference Parameters; Passing Arrays to Functions; Sorting Arrays; Searching Arrays: Linear Search and Binary Search; Multidimensional Arrays; Building an Online Quiz;

JavaScript: Objects

Introduction to Object Technology; Math Object; String Object; Fundamentals of Characters and Strings; Methods of the String Object; Character-Processing Methods; Searching Methods; Splitting Strings and Obtaining Substrings; XHTML Markup Methods; Date Object; Boolean and Number Objects; Document Object; Window Object; Using Cookies; Using JSON to Represent Objects;

Document Object Model (DOM): Objects and Collections

Introduction; Modelling a Document: DOM Nodes and Trees; Traversing and Modifying a DOM Tree; DOM Collections; Dynamic Styles; Summary of the DOM Objects and Collections;

JavaScript Event Handling: A Deeper Look

Events; Registering Event Handlers; Event onload; Event onmousemove; the event Object and this Rollovers with onmouseover and onmouseout; FormProcessing with onfocus and onblur; More FormProcessing with onsubmit and onreset; Event Bubbling; More Events;

Introduction to Canvas

How to draw lines; Rectangles, arcs, circles, ellipses and text; How to draw gradients and shadows; How to draw images, create patterns and convert a colour image to black and white; How to draw Bezier and quadratic curves; How to rotate, scale and transform; How to dynamically resize a canvas to fill the window; How to use alpha transparency and compositing techniques; How to create an HTML5 canvas-based game app with sound and collision detection;



XML Basics; Structuring Data; XML Namespaces; Document Type Definitions (DTDs); W3C XML Schema Documents; XML Vocabularies; MathML and Other Markup Languages; Extensible Stylesheet Language and XSL Transformations; Document Object Model (DOM);

Ajax-Enabled Rich Internet Applications

Traditional Web Applications vs; Ajax Applications; Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) with Ajax; History of Ajax; Ajax Example Using the XMLHttpRequest Object; Using XML and the DOM; Creating a Full-Scale Ajax-Enabled Application; Dojo Toolkit;

Web Servers (IIS and Apache)

Introduction; HTTP Transactions; Multitier Application Architecture; Client-Side Scripting versus Server Side Scripting; Accessing Web Servers; Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS); Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS); Apache HTTP Server; Requesting Documents;

Database: SQL, MySQL and Java DB

Introduction; Relational Databases; Relational Database Overview: A books Database; SQL; Basic SELECT Query; WHERE Clause; ORDER BY Clause; Combining Data from Multiple Tables: INNER JOIN; INSERT Statement; UPDATE Statement; DELETE Statement; MySQL; Instructions for Installing MySQL; Instructions for Setting Up a MySQL User Account; Creating a Database in MySQL; ADO;NET Object Model; Java DB/Apache Derby;

PHP Programming

Introduction; PHP Basics; String Processing and Regular Expressions; Comparing Strings; Regular Expressions; Form Processing and Business Logic; Connecting to a Database; Using Cookies; Dynamic Content; Operator Precedence Chart;


Introduction; Creating and Running a Simple Web FormExample; Examining an ASPX File; Examining a Code-Behind File; Relationship Between an ASPX File and a Code-Behind File; How the Code in an ASP;NET Web Page Executes; Examining the XHTML Generated by an ASP;NET Application; Building an ASP;NET Web Application; Web Controls; Text and Graphics Controls; AdRotator Control; Validation Controls; Session Tracking; Cookies; Session Tracking with HttpSessionState; Case Study: Connecting to a Database in ASP;NET; Building a Web FormThat Displays Data from a Database; Modifying the Code-Behind File for the Guestbook Application; Case Study: Secure Books Database Application; Examining the Completed Secure Books Database Application; Creating the Secure Books Database Application; ASP;NET Ajax;

JavaServer Faces Web Applications

Introduction; Java Web Technologies; Servlets; JavaServer Pages; JavaServer Faces; Web Technologies in Netbeans; Creating and Running a Simple Application in Netbeans; Examining a JSP File; Examining a Page Bean File; Event-Processing Life Cycle; Relationship Between the JSP and Page Bean Files; Examining the XHTML Generated by a Java Web Application; Building a Web Application in Netbeans; JSF Components; Text and Graphics Components; Validation Using Validator Components and Custom Validators; Session Tracking; Cookies; Session Tracking with the SessionBean Object;

JavaServer Faces Web Applications

Introduction; Accessing Databases in Web Applications; Building a Web Application That Displays Data from a Database; Modifying the Page Bean File for the AddressBook Application; Ajax-Enabled JSF Components; AutoComplete Text Field and Virtual Forms; Configuring Virtual Forms; JSP File with Virtual Forms and an AutoComplete Text Field; Providing Suggestions for an AutoComplete Text Field; Google Maps Map Viewer Component; Obtaining a Google Maps API Key; Adding a Map Viewer Component to a Page; JSP File with a Map Viewer Component; Page Bean That Displays a Map in the Map Viewer Component;

Web Services

Introduction; Java Web Services Basics; Creating; Publishing; Testing and Describing a Web Service; Creating a Web Application Project and Adding a Web; Service Class in Netbeans; Defining the HugeInteger Web Service in Netbeans; Publishing the HugeInteger Web Service from Netbeans; Testing the HugeInteger Web Service with Oracle Java System; Application Server's Tester Web page; Describing a Web Service with the Web Service; Description Language (WSDL); Consuming a Web Service; Creating a Client in Netbeans to Consume the HugeInteger; Web Service; Consuming the HugeInteger Web Service; SOAP; Session Tracking in Web Services; Creating a Blackjack Web Service; Consuming the Blackjack Web Service; Consuming a Database-Driven Web Service from a Web Application; Configuring Java DB in Netbeans and Creating the Reservation Database; Creating a Web Application to Interact with the Reservation Web Service; Passing an Object of a User-Defined Type to a Web Service; REST-Based Web Services in ASP;NET; REST-Based Web Service Functionality; Creating an ASP;NET REST-Based Web Service; Adding Data Components to a Web Service;

Criteria for eligibility must be met in full prior to commencing the programme. For successful enrollment on the Postgraduate Diploma course, the minimum entry requirement is a prior Degree level qualification.

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Professional Postgraduate Diploma qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management).

The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today. Fitzwilliam Institute have developed and provided practical skills training courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management qualifications and certifications framework for over 25 years. The Institute of Commercial Management certifications and continual professional development training awards are recognised by leading industries, bodies and professions.

next start date: 19th July 2024

Duration: You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.

Course Fees: 1995.00 EUR

To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.

Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

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