Web software development
Information and communications technology
Form of learning:
Aalto University, FITech
5 By Aalto University (ECTS)
Free of charge
No application needed
Target group and prerequisites
The course is suitable for anyone interested in learning how web applications work and how they are constructed. Some previous background in programming and databases as well as familiarity with using the command-line or the willingness to learn how to use a command-line prompt during the course.
After completing this course, the student understands
- what web applications are, how they function, and how they are constructed.
- the responsibilities of client-side web applications and server-side web applications, and is able to design, implement, and test applications that are structurally sound and secure.
- the wide range of development and deployment strategies in modern web development, also considering the need for scalability, efficiency, and maintainability.
The course has no explicit deadlines. Instead, a rolling grading will be used and you can proceed with the course at your own pace.