SEN4422 Scripting LanguagesBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
SEN4422 Scripting Languages Fall 2 2 3 6
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi PINAR BÖLÜK
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The study of scripting languages and their applications introduces the student to new ways of programming, and leads on to the area of component-based software, a technology of great importance to the next generation of software systems.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Describe the nature of scripting languages in general
2. Analyze software modeling of real world problems to develop solutions based on scripting and database systems
3. Define and describe HTML Document Object Model and client scripting using JavaScript
4. Analyze server side programming using PHP
5. Analyze other server side scripting languages such as Perl, Python
6. Analyze CSS and XSLT
7. Analyze database driven web applications
8. Describe web servers technology and Apache configuration essentials
9. Define and develop AJAX applications and understand how different AJAX applications are from traditional web applications

Course Content

Introduction to Scripting Languages; Web scripting Essentials & anatomy of the web applications; Markup languages and a quick HTML tutorial; Adding interactivity to web pages; Javascript essentials; CSS, XML & XSLT; A quick introduction to PHP; MySQL basics; Introducing AJAX; JSON; Server Technologies : Configuring Apache Web Server

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Scripting Languages
2) Web scripting Essentials & anatomy of the web applications
3) Markup languages and a quick HTML tutorial
4) Adding interactivity to web pages, Javascript essentials
6) A quick introduction to PHP
7) PHP Language properties and constructions
8) PHP / Midterm I
9) PHP Variables, globals, syntax, Loops, decisions, functions/methods, arrays, files, strings etc.
10) Object Oriented PHP; MySQL basics and developing database driven PHP applications
11) AJAX Fundamentals
12) AJAX / Midterm II
13) JQuery; JSON
14) Server Technologies : Configuring Apache Web Server


Course Notes / Textbooks: Steven A. Gabarro, “Web Application Design and Implementation”, Wiley, ISBN: 0-471-77391-3
References: Online resources, manuals

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Laboratory 1 % 10
Homework Assignments 2 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 2 % 20
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentations / Seminar 1 4 4
Project 1 24 24
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Midterms 2 4 8
Final 1 6 6
Total Workload 126

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.