Out: Jan 10, 2012
Due: Jan 24, 2012
(2 weeks after the day of your class,
before the start of class)
For the purpose of
this and future labs, test you
web page using FireFox 8.0 which is the version
available in Humber’s labs. Try not to use a higher version, but if you do please note at the top of this
(and any other) assignment.
Do not use other browsers such as Inte
Create a web page
your public_html directory
with at least 16
. The Web page should be a data entry form where one part consists of instructions or background
information and the second part is
a FORM where the user can submit an order, information or a
should deal with format control and the display of text
t least 5
should deal with forms. You may count multiple INPUT tags as different as long as th
ey have different
Name this page
and place it in your public_html directory so that it is
readable by everyone. Readability is important so don’t
make the text difficult to read, however the
purpose of the exercise is to show of
f your HTML knowledge
. Don’t worry
if the n
arrative doesn’t hang
together well or if the web page is pretty
there are no marks for this, only for the use of your or if
as a reference, add 4 addition
al new tags introduced
in HTML5 to your web page.
as a reference a
dd 2 addition new input styles.
At the end of the page put a link to a 2
page. This 2
page should list all the HTML
you used in
web page as a set of
along with a brief descript
ion of their effect. (4
Create a third
web page and call it
using a FRAME and
FRAMESETs to display the
first two pages.
documented will be counted.
If you use the wrong
upper or lower
case do not expect that your files will be counted or found.
Having a web page
and a description page with proper ac
cess permissions will count as 2
The name of the 1
s should match the specifications exactly including the use of upper
and lower case.
If you are
concerned about other students copying your work then wait until
just before the time it is due
change the names to the required names.
Short Essay on Web Technologies
Write a 250 wor
using your own words on one of the following ten topics labelled numbered 0
At the top of the essay include your email address
, your name and your student number
essay you are assigned is the one that matches the last digit of your student numb
In class we
introduced the notion of
rchitecture of an Internet Application.
Write your essay as if you were an advocate for the user, not the vendor of the software. Explain terms
in your own words, make comparissons with similar products and
avoid “marketese”, that is language
used by vendors and reviewers that overly praise the technology you are reviewing. You may include
short attributed quotes from the vendor/author’s web sites or reviews but the majority of the essay
should be your in y
our own words.
Later in the term you will be required to post these essays
in blog format
any plagiarism will
stand out like a sore thumb. You are required to find and cite 3 different sources used to f
ormation and provide at
distinct and relevant points.
Submit your essay
Microsoft Word file
labelled as follows:
Last Name, First
Name, Lab date and time
Lab 1, Persaud
Thurs Period 3.
What is Wordpress?
What is Dru
Amazon’s Web Services? (AWS)
is Google Analytics
What is BEA’s WebLogic?
What is Adobe AIR?
What is WebSphere
What is ning?
What is HADOOP
explore at least some of
the following questions:
What are the
underlying technologies of the software? (Da
, specialized web server software
What is the history of ownership of the technology
What are the advantages of offering thes
e tools over the Internet? Are there any
What sort of individual or corporation is this product targetted towards?
How are these tools different
from in person interaction?
What advantages or disadvantages do they offer over similar tools?
How much technical expertise is required for installation, maintenance and security. (Think
there a job opportunity for you here!)
What add on technologies are available
and what value do they add to the product
If there is a free version who is eli
gible to use it? If there is a paid for version what are the
added benefits for paying for the product?
How can the creators and users
income from it
s assignment is marked out of 30
. Up to 6 bonus marks may be awarded for
work, provided the assignment
is handed in on time.
The lab time should be used as follows:
To deal with questions
and problems in constructing the web pages. I expect there may be
problems in dealing with frames, framesets and file permissions.
To deal with problems in finding or citing sources for the essay.