Module Details

Module Code: PROG C7008
Full Title: Web Services
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Owner:: Peter Gosling
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: This course introduces fundamental concepts, principles and techniques for building web services as well as training students in application of the techniques to programming particular web services.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Analyse and model requirements and constraints for the purpose of designing and implementing Web services.
MLO2 Design and implement a Web service that accommodates specified requirements and constraints, based on modeling or requirements specification.
MLO3 Communicate an understanding of web service concepts, relevant alternatives and decision recommendations to IT specialists.
MLO4 Analyze security aspects of web services and design and implement appropriate security techniques and policies.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Module Indicative Content
Web Services Fundamentals
Concept, characteristics, QoS, interface, enabling infrastructure.
SOAP: Simple Object Access Protocol
Protocol, structure of message, communications model, error handling.
Describing Web Services
WSDL, non-functional service descriptions.
Registering and Discovering Web Services
Registries, Service Discovery, UDDI.
RESTful Web Services
RESTful Clients and WADL Documents, Client APIs, JSON for JavaScript Clients.
Service Composition and Transactions
Business Processes, WS-BPEL, Transactions.
Web Services Security and Policies
Security considerations and mechanisms, OAuth.
JWT
JSON Web Token implementation.
XML
Introduction to XML.
OAuth 2.0
Introduction to OAuth2.
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Multiple Choice Questions % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 4 Learning Outcome 2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
MCQ
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 7 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
SOAP Implementation
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 10 Learning Outcome 1,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
JWT RESTful service assessment
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 25
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Practical Lab Assessment
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Multiple Choice Questions % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 4 Learning Outcome 2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
MCQ
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 7 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
SOAP implementation
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 10 Learning Outcome 2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
JWT Service
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 25
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Practical Lab
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Contact Lab-Based Teaching - two two-hour sessions Every Week 4.00 4
Directed Reading Non Contact Case Studies, sample applications, research papers Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact General Reading Every Week 1.00 1
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Contact Lab-Based Teaching - one three-hour sessions Every Week 3.00 3
Directed Reading Non Contact Case Studies, sample applications, research papers Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact General Reading Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Michael Papazoglou. (2012), Web Services and SOA Principles and Technology, Pearson.
  • Robery Daigneau. (2011), Service Design Patterns Fundamental Design Solutions for SOAP/WSDL and RESTful Web Services.
  • Lorna Jane Mitchell. (2013), PHP Web Services: APIs for the Modern Web, O'Reilly.
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Martin Kalin. (2013), Java Web Services: Up and Running, 2. O'Reilly.
  • Steve Graham. (2004), Building Web Services with Java: Making Sense of XML, SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI, Sams.
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources