Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology

Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT451
Subject Name Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 24 cp @ 300 level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence ITCS951, ISIT951
Assessment Assignments (60%) Exam (40%)
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts  
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments.
Availability Not Available in 2017

Subject Description
Web Services are at the core of what is being termed the next generation of eBusiness. The term 'Web Services' refers to the set of standard protocols and associated technologies that enable software applications to communicate with each other across the Internet. To effectively exploit the potential of Web Services requires appropriate effort in the proper design of business processes and service architectures.

Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:1. describe and discuss the perceived expectations and anticipated impact of Web Services on the next generation of eBusiness;2. describe each of the basic standard components from which Web Services are constructed, i.e., XML, SOAP, UDDI, WSDL, and describe how these components combine to enable the publishing and exploitation of Web Services;3. build simple examples of distributed applications constructed using Web Services;4. exploit a high-level Web Services Development Toolkit to implement and deploy Web Services.

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