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Course description
  ADVANCED PROGRAMMING IN DESKTOP ENVIRONMENTS

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2018-19

We can distinguish between two types of applications: those that are launched from the operating system, eventually using a virtual machine, and those that are executed embedded in internet browser and are normally fed from a remote server. The first is called "Desktop environment applications".

Due to the fact that it is executed by the operating system and normally have all the resources with user permissions of the computer, these have peculiarities and capacities different from the internet applications.

This subject learns to develop applications of this type so that they are suitable for future maintenance.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • B10 : Capacity to identify, select and implement the different layers and components that configure the software architecture of Web applications and distributed applications.
  • B12 : Capacity to understand and apply XML markup language and languages related to Web applications to software components and services.
  • B6 : Capacity to design and programme using the different platforms and programming languages used to implement Web applications.
  • B7 : Capacity to design and programme using the different platforms and programming languages used to implement distributed applications.
  • B8 : Capacity to design and programme using the different platforms and programming languages used to implement mobile devices.
  • B9 : Capacity to design, consult and integrate database systems seeking to optimise their performance.

 

Basic Competences and Competences included under the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES)

  • A1 : Capacidad de análisis y síntesis.
  • A10 : Habilidad de adaptación al ambiente cambiante propio de la disciplina, sabiendo aplicar los conocimientos adquiridos y resolver problemas en entornos nuevos o poco conocidos dentro de contextos más amplios (o multidisciplinares) relacionados con su área de estudio.
  • A11 : Capacidad de creatividad.
  • A12 : Motivación por la calidad.
  • A13 : Capacidad para mostrar información de forma clara atendiendo a un amplio conjunto de discapacidades técnicas, físicas y psíquicas.
  • A5 : Capacidad de trabajar en equipo con iniciativa y espíritu emprendedor.
  • A7 : Capacidad de razonamiento y extracción de conclusiones.
  • A8 : Compromiso ético y respeto por la propiedad intelectual.
  • A9 : Habilidad de aprendizaje que les permitan continuar estudiando de un modo que habrá de ser en gran medida auto-dirigido o autónomo.

 

Compulsory Specific Competences:>>Software Development Technology

  • C2.1 : Capacity to learn to use rich development platforms and develop the same using the programming languages of the .NET platform and Java.
  • C2.10 : Capacity to learn and develop distributed computer architectures based on service oriented systems on the .NET platform and Java.
  • C2.11 : Capacity to develop heavy applications that require service oriented architecture for mobile devices on the .NET platform and Java.
  • C2.12 : Capacity to develop light user interfaces for mobile device applications.
  • C2.13 : Capacity to learn how to define, validate and use XML markup language in different application scenarios.
  • C2.14 : Explain the possible uses of XSLT based transformations. Describe how to apply XSLT and the most basic constraints of this language.
  • C2.15 : Explain the basic APIs for analysing XML documents. Describe the basic differences between the different approaches.
  • C2.2 : Capacity to develop desktop applications with access to relational databases using the .NET platform and Java.
  • C2.3 : Capacity to understand and use development techniques for Web applications using the programming tools of the .NET platform and Java.
  • C2.4 : Capacity to develop Web applications through synchronous and asynchronous requests and with access to a relational database on the .NET platform and Java.
  • C2.5 : Capacity to learn and apply different database management solutions for efficient access and to ensure access in high traffic environments.
  • C2.6 : Understand different database management solutions appropriate for handling high volumes of information and value their integration with software development platforms.
  • C2.7 : Understand and know how to apply different indexing options to improve the performance of relational databases.
  • C2.8 : Capacity to learn and develop distributed computer architectures based on remote procedure calls with the .NET platform and Java.
  • C2.9 : Capacity to learn and develop distributed computer architectures based on message oriented systems with the .NET platform and Java.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2018-19

The basic objectives of the course are:

O1: Develop desktop applications on the Windows operating system
O2: design applications with persistence, logging, configuration and scalability support
O3: ease access to several data sources from our desktop applications: local data bases, remote data bases (servers) and documental data bases (XML Files, etc.)
O4: create installators and application auto-updating mechanisms

 

 

 

General

Code: 38208
Lecturer responsible:
RIZO VALERO, DAVID
Credits ECTS: 4,00
Theoretical credits: 0,80
Practical credits: 0,80
Distance-base hours: 2,40

Departments involved

  • Dept: LANGUAGES AND COMPUTING SYSTEMS
    Area: LANGUAGES AND COMPUTING SYSTEMS
    Theoretical credits: 0,8
    Practical credits: 0,8
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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