Web Technologies and Multimedia

Semestr: Summer

Range: 2P+2C


Credits: 6

Programme type:

Study form: Fulltime

Course language: Czech


The goal of this course is to give an overview of basic tools used in the internet environment and multimedia. The course will provide students with information about functionality of WWW services, about creation of HTML content and usage of CSS and XML standards. Further the students will take part in course focused to tools and techniques for graphical content creation. The next part of the course will be dedicated to the programming tools used on both client and server side.


Course syllabus:

1. Internet application architecture, HTTP protocol, introduction to HTML
2. HTML - basic set of elements (images, hyperlinks, lists, etc.)
3. HTML - advanced set of elements (tables, forms, etc.)
4. Introduction to XML standard, basic terms and principles
5. Document style definition, document formatting guidelines, CSS standard
6. Advanced techniques for CSS formatting
7. Introduction to XSLT standard
8. Graphic formats, color models
9. Video editing, tools and examples of their usage
10. Simple applications on the client side, JavaScript, principle of AJAX technology
11. Quality assurance of web applications
12. Accessibility of web applications
13. Server side web applications, tools and programming languages for dynamic content creation
14. Presentation of selected student projects

Seminar syllabus:

1. Overview of the course and projects
2. HTML content creation
3. HTML content creation
4. Simple XML document creation, validation and processing by usage of standard tools
5. Style definition and CSS usage
6. XML document formatting using XSLT templates
7. Additional tools for HTML a XML document processing
8. Graphical web content processing
9. Advanced formating by CSS
10. Javascript tutorial
10. Javascript tutorial
12. Accessibility and quality assurance of web applications
13. Presentations of the projects
14. Assessment


[1] Harold, E. R., Means, W. S.: XML in a Nutshell (2nd Edition). O'Reilly, 2002.