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Web Development & Web-based Frameworks

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

Students acquire the basic knowledge to develop, test and maintain complex client-side web applications.

The graduates are able to:

- to apply basic concepts of client-side web development,
- to recognize, understand and apply basic design patterns in software architectures,
- implement complex client-side web applications using suitable technologies and frameworks and
-evaluate common technologies and frameworks for the implementation of web applications (web technologies).

prerequisites and co-requisites

Courses of the previous semester successfully completed

course contents

This course teaches the development process of a client-side web application with consideration of the special characteristics of this development environment. Essential programming concepts of modern web development are explained theoretically and then applied (e.g. DOM API, Web Components, Progressive Web Apps) with the aid of suitable development environments and tools.
Furthermore, the concepts and the practical application of client-side web frameworks, which are widely used in current practice, are taught. In addition, typical tasks implemented with such frameworks will be presented and discussed, such as asynchronous communication with server-side backends. In addition to these practice-oriented areas, various frequently encountered architecture patterns (e.g. MVC, Inversion of Control) are presented and their use in the frameworks under consideration is demonstrated.

recommended or required reading

Zakas, N.: Understanding ECMAScript6: The Definitive Guide for JavaScript Developers, No Starch Press, 2016
Liebel, C.: Progressive Web Apps - Das Praxisbuch, Rheinwerk Computing, 2018
Fain, Y.; Moiseev, A.: Angular Development with TypeScript, Manning, 2019
Banks, A.; Porcello, E.: Learning React: Functional Web Development with React and Flux, O`Reilly, 2017

assessment methods and criteria

Portfolio assessment

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eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Stefan Huber, MA, BA

year of study


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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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work placement(s)

not applicable