MET CS 651 -- Web Development with .NET

(First class on Wednesday, May 19th, Main Campus)


Suresh Kalathur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Dept.
Boston Univeristy Metropolitan College
808 Commonwealth Ave, Room 250
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-358-0006
Fax: 617-353-2367

Course Description

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 (50%), class quizzes (20%), and final exam (20%). Assignments 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.

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Student Conduct Code

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Tentative Course Schedule

Module 1 Introduction   Week1
Module 2 C# Weeks 2, 3
Module 3 ASP.NET (Part 1) Weeks 4, 5
Module 4 LINQ and ADO.NET Entity Framework Weeks 6, 7
Module 5 ASP.NET (Part 2) Weeks 8, 9
Module 6 .NET Web Services and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Week 10
Module 7 WPF/Silverlight Week 11
Final Exam Week 12