COAP 2120: Data Handling on the Web

Michael Hahsler <>
Vienna, Spring II 2002


Course Description

Students will learn how to prepare information for an Intranet using a variety of business software tools. This will include converting documents from Word, Excel and Access databases into a format that is compatible with the Web, using HTML, XML and Adobe Portable Document Format. Dynamic Web publishing technologies will be introduced, using Microsoft Frontpage, SQL, ODBC and ASP.

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Required Text Book

Jim Buyens: Step by Step Web Database Development, Microsoft Press, Redmond, WA, 2000
ISBN: 0735609667

Additional Resources

Examples used in class.

Additional manuals and tutorials can be found in the Tools & Manuals online library.

Term Project

Each Student is required to analyze and implement a Web application of his choice. This application must consists of Web pages with a connection to a database.
The topic as well as the scope of the application will be discussed in week 3. Progress will be reported weekly.
In week 8 each student has to submit and present the project. It consists of the working Web-based application together with the documentation (use this documentation template).

Course Schedule

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