MET CS 651 -- Web Development with .NET
(First class on Thursday, January 15th, Tyngsboro Campus)
Suresh Kalathur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Dept.
Boston Univeristy Metropolitan College
808 Commonwealth Ave, Room 250
Boston, MA 02215
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to building web applications and web services using the Microsoft .NET (Version 3.5) development platform. The key technologies covered include the C# programming language (Version 3.0), the ASP.NET (Version 3.5) system for developing web applications and web services using C#, and ADO.NET and LINQ (Language INtegrated Query) for data access. In addition to the above topics, we will also cover Windows Communication Framework (WCF) and Windows Presentation Framework (WPF). All programming will be based on Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 available through BU's MSDNAA. A copy of the software will be provided to the students.
Course Grading Policy
The course grade will be based on active class participation (10%), assignments (30%), mid term exam (30%), and
final project (30%). Assignments and projects are expected to be submitted by their respective
due dates. Late submission grades will be scaled with respect to the minimum grade of those submitted on time.
Course Web Site
All course materials will be posted using BU's WebCT site. This requires
all students to have an account with the BU computer system. Click
here for instructions if you require an account.
to enter WebCT site for this course.
- Jesse Liberty, and Donald Xie, Programming C# 3.0, O'Reilly, Fifth Edition , 2007 (ISBN-13: 978-0-596-52743-3) (Required)
- George Shepherd, Micrsoft ASP.NET 3.5 Step by Step, Microsoft Press, 2008 (ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-2426-9) (Reference)
- Various online materials
Student Conduct Code
Please review the academic conduct code
Tentative Course Schedule
||Weeks 2, 3, 4
||Weeks 5, 6
||Weeks 8, 9, 10
||.NET Web Services
||Weeks 12, 13