UFCEUS-20-2 Web Programming. Lecture 1 Module Introduction & Outline. Teaching and learning:. 1 hour lecture 1 hour workshop sessions emphasis on both individual & working with others in workshop sessions
Lecture 1Module Introduction & Outline
No specific set textbook is required – all course materials, lecture notes, workshop notes, readings and other resources are pointed to and made available via the module contents & outline page.
However it is strongly recommend that you acquire one of the following texts for help with the assignment:
Ullman, Larry : PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide : Peachpit Press, 4th ed., 2011
McLaughlin, Brett : PHP & MySQL: The Missing Manual : Pogue Press, 2011
a) Describe and explain why HTTP is described as a stateless protocol and the possible advantages of using such a protocol.
b) What are the mechanisms, techniques and technologies used to maintain state in a HTTP based application?
c) Explain how sessions are managed in a PHP based web application.