In this course designed for IT managers, systems analysts, and those who need to understand the big picture of Web Applications development, learn how the new web development standards drive efficiency, accessibility, and cross-platform compatibility. Investigate object-oriented architecture and the role it plays in the enterprise frameworks J2EE and .NET. Finally, address Web Services and how a Service-Oriented Architecture supports distributed computing and allows you to integrate legacy applications into your enterprise framework.
What You’ll Learn
- History and architecture of the web, especially how browsers, web servers, and databases combine to achieve powerful results.
- Database technologies including which databases are appropriate for different applications.
- How to use XML in modern content and application development.
- Fundamentals of object-oriented design.
- J2EE and .NET fundamentals and how both frameworks handle security, transactions, and resource management.
- Benefits and drawbacks of each framework in a head-to-head comparison.
- Basics of a Service-Oriented Architecture model.
- What a service is – from both a business and an IT perspective.
- Service-Oriented Analysis and Design (SOA/D) and how it compares and contrasts to OOA/D.
- Implementation strategies leveraging Web Services.
- Examples of services in action.
- Insight into future trends such as those driven by the growth in broadband access combined with virtually universal Internet connectivity.