Web Technologies

WWW, the world wide web or shortly the web - really nothing more than an information service on the Internet – has changed our world by creating a whole new digital world that is closely intertwined with our real world, making reality what was previously unimaginable: communication across the world in seconds, watching movies on a smartphone, playing games or looking at photos with remote partners in distant continents, shopping or banking from your couch … In our MOOC on web technologies you will learn how it all works.

Desde julio 22, 2015 en modo autodidacta
Idioma: English
Advanced, Beginner, Internet

Información del curso

WWW, the world wide web or shortly the web - really nothing more than an information service on the Internet – has changed our world by creating a whole new digital world that is closely intertwined with our real world, making reality what was previously unimaginable: communication across the world in seconds, watching movies on a smartphone, playing games or looking at photos with remote partners in distant continents, shopping or banking from your couch … In our MOOC on web technologies you will learn how it all works.

We start off by introducing the underlying technologies of the web: URI, HTTP, HTML, CSS and XML. If this sounds cryptic, rest assured that you will soon become familiar with what it’s all about. We will then focus on web services and web programming technologies along with their practical application. And we will look at how search engines – our fast and reliable signposts in the digital world – actually work to find contents and services on the web. The course concludes with a look at cloud computing and how it is changing the way we will access computing power in the future.

Here’s what participants are saying about this course:

Ralf: “The concept is great and methodically and didactically well thought out. We all noticed that further development is continually going on here - indispensable in dealing with this topic today. The support and guidance from the help desk and forum were also outstanding. Thank you.”

Kerstin: “I have to honestly say that I am impressed by what you’ve accomplished here. The course was totally professional and the tasks were set up so that it was possible to learn a lot. It was important for me to get an overview of the technologies and relationships between them. The class was taught really well and it was fun too.”

Claudia; “I enjoyed this course so much. It gave me a chance to expand my horizons in web technologies a great deal. I really liked the practical homework exercises, especially the calculation task in Week 5. I’m already looking forward to the next course. Keep up the good work!”

You'll find additional video lecturing material on www.tele-task.de.

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Contenido del curso

  • Week 1:

    Introduction to the WWW Technology - The Web has become an indispensable part of our daily life. But what is its structure, and how does it work?
  • Week 2:

    URL and HTTP - How can information and services on the Web be identified, and how can they be obtained via the Internet?
  • Week 3:

    HTML, CSS and XML - How can web documents be created? How can they be designed in such a way that not only we people can use them, but that they can also be processed automatically?
  • Week 4:

    Client-side Web Programming - How can offers “come to life” on the Web? How can web applications be developed with HTML, JavaScript and libraries?
  • Excursion LED Matrix

  • Week 5:

    Server-side Web Programming - What kind of software is running on the server-side, and how can it be implemented with the help of web application frameworks, MVC, etc.?
  • Excursion Ruby :

    Very brief introduction to server side programming with Ruby
  • Week 6:

    Social, Semantic and Service Web - How can resources - computers, storage, software – be used efficiently on the Web?
  • Final Exam

  • Course End Survey

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Curso impartido por

Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel

Christoph Meinel (Univ. Prof., Dr. sc. nat., Dr. rer. nat., *1954) is CEO and Director of the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH (HPI) at the University of Potsdam.

Christoph Meinel is full professor (C4) for computer science at the HPI at the University of Potsdam, and holds there the chair of Internet Technologies and Systems. He was the founding dean of the first private faculty of Germany, the Digital Engineering faculty of the university of Potsdam.

He teaches courses on IT Systems Engineering in the Bachelor and Master Degree programs on digital engineering of the HPI and on design thinking at the HPI D-School. He is the author of various interactive online courses at the MOOC platform openHPI.de which was and is developed and operated by his team. His research focus is currently on knowledge and educational technologies, security engineering, and AI. He is also active in innovation research and design thinking. Earlier scientific work concentrated on efficient algorithms and complexity theory.

Christoph Meinel is author or co-author of 19 books, many anthologies, as well as numerous conference proceedings. He has more than 700 (peer-reviewed) papers published in scientific journals and international conferences, and holds a number of international patents. He has supervised and supervises many master and doctoral students, more than 70 have already successfully defended their doctoral theses.
He is a member of the National German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), director of the HPI-Stanford Design Thinking Research Program, member of the board of governors of the Technion in Haifa, visiting professor among others at the TU Beijing, and member of numerous scientific committees and supervisory boards. Together with Larry Leifer he was program director of the HPI Stanford Design Thinking Program and serious editor of the Springer serious “Understanding Innovation”. Since 2012 Christoph Meinel has developed the MOOC platform openHPI which is meanwhile used by various partners (SAP, WHO, KI-Campus, …) and counts more than 15 Mio. learner enrollments. In the years 2016-2021 he has developed the HPI Schul-Cloud which meanwhile is used in more than 4.000 schools all over Germany. For many years he offers the HPI ID Leak Checker service which is frequently used by 16 Mio. users. He was the founder of the scientific journal ECCC and in the years 1994-2016 its editor-in-chief.