General Information

When:   Mon/Wed, 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Where: 5502 Sennott Square Building (map)
Instructor: Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis (contact)
TA: Fan Zhang (contact)

Purpose: This course will explore various programming paradigms that are used when building web applications. Emphasis will be given on reusing existing components/libraries rather than building systems from scratch. This course will cover Perl, PHP, and JavaScript. Time-permitting, we will cover AJAX and Ruby. The goal of the course i s to expose students to a spectrum of web programming paradigms through lectures a nd hands-on project experience.
Prereq: A grade of C or better in CS 0445 is required (or permission of the instructor). Working knowledge of Java and familiarity with Unix are assumed.
Enrollment: 49 students currently registered
Optional Textbook: Programming the World Wide Web, 6th Edition or 7th Edition
by Robert W. Sebesta (c) 2010, 2012 Addison Wesley
Web page: http://db.cs.pitt.edu/courses/cs1520/spring2013
Blog: http://cs1520.blogspot.com
Files: http://bit.ly/cs1520files (Google Docs Shared Folder)

Announcements
April 11: Term project released
April 4: Third assignment released
April 3: AJAX by example
March 25: Second midterm exam on Wednesday
March 19: Assignment #2 posted

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