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DAT076 - Web applications  
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-20 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TIDAL
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Computer Science and Engineering, Software Engineering

Teaching language: English
Application code: 62126
Open for exchange students: No
Block schedule: C+
Maximum participants: 50
Only students with the course round in the programme plan

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0111 Written and oral assignments 1,5 c Grading: UG   1,5 c    
0211 Project 6,0 c Grading: TH   6,0 c    

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TIDAL COMPUTER ENGINEERING - Common branch of study, Year 3 (compulsory elective)


Robin Adams

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General entry requirements for bachelor's level (first cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

The same as for the programme that owns the course.
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites

- Good programming skills in Java.
- Knowledge in OOA/D and UML.
- Elementry datastructures and algorithms.
- Elementary datacommunications.
- Elementary knowledge in data bases.

Courses DAT050, DAT055, LET375, LEU061, TDA357 or equivalent.


The aim of the course is to give students a broad introduction to web-based applications like e-commerce sites.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Knowledge and understanding

  • Design, implement, deploy, test and debug a basic web application.
  • Solve the special problems of web application; in particular, the use of multiple paradigms and technologies within the same application.
  • Explain and discuss the importance of open standards

Skills and abilities

  • Search for relevant information based on specifications.

Judgement and approach

  • Assess different potential solutions for the development of web applications


The course presents a number of technologies, how they are related and used for
developing web applications. The course provides a good insight to modern complex
web based applications. Design problems related to web applications are presented
such as session handling, navigation, persistens, etc.

Information retrieval from manuals and specifications is an integral and important
aspect of the course.

The course is applied, and the work is carried out in modern advanced development
environments. As an important part, the course presents advanced debugging, configuration, deployment and execution of web applications.


Lectures, assignments and a final project. The final project is performed in groups of four students.


Specified at course start.

Examination including compulsory elements

The course will be graded U, 3, 4 or 5.  The laboratory assignments must be passed for the course to be completed.  The grade for the course will be determined by the project grade.

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