Web Application Development for Managers

The Web Application Development for Managers training course explores the evolution of software development paradigms over the past 3 decades. As the Web Application Development for Managers training progresses across software development history it covers: Web application development, Rich Internet Application development, Web Services development and SOA.

The Web Application Development for Managers training also explores the three competing web application development technologies: Java, .NET, and LAMP.

Last but not least, the Web Application Development for Managers course examines project management and project planning best-practices related to each software development paradigm.

Course Summary

Learn which modern application development technique is the most applicable to your organization via our Software Development Manager training.
Managers, Business Analysts, Project Managers needing to understand the current application development landscape, including concepts and technologies, and how it affects their business.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

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3 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Identify five areas of risk when developing a web based application
  • Correctly identify the appropriate application of a technology create a web-based enterprise system
  • Understand key technology concepts, like HTTP/HTTPS, cookies, sessions, HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc.
  • Successfully decompose a web-based system by identifying key technologies
  • Understand the key roles and responsibilities within an application development pipeline – Server Engineer, Information Architect, UI Designer, Front-end Developer, QA tester, etc
  • Identify necessary outputs of a development pipeline – Server architecture diagrams, UX flowcharts, UI wireframes, Alpha build, Beta build, etc.
  • Understand the difference between Waterfall and Agile approaches
  • Understand web for mobile technology – understand limitations to existing mobile platforms, including Windows Phone
  • Understand various types of compliancy and when it matters – PCI, Coppa, 508. Etc.
  • Choose the right development vendor/team for the job

What You'll Learn

In the Web Application Development for Managers training course you’ll learn:
Day One – Introduction to Web Applications

  • Intro to Web Applications
    • Key Web Application Components
    • Web Application Development roles and responsibilities
  • Common Web Application Development processes and procures
    • Waterfall
    • Agile
    • User-driver / user-stories
    • Testing
    • Releasing
  • Client-side apps
    • Most common browsers, key differences, and capabilities
    • Rich client-side applications with Flash, Air, SilverLight, JavaFX
    • Standard client-side applications with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Cookies, etc.
    • Web2.0 client-side applications with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, EXT-JS, etc
    • Designing an app / website to support SEO
    • Web Compliancy
  • Mobile App Landscape
    • Native apps
    • HTML5 Apps
    • Hybrid apps
    • App stores
    • App development process
  • LAB: Client Project Case Study – walk through recent project process and deliverables

Day Two – Web Application Components

  • Infrastructure options (private, hosted, cloud servers)
  • Server-side components (Web Servers, FTP servers, Java, PHP, Sessions, etc)
  • Enterprise-tier components (Databases, ORM, Message Brokers, etc)
  • Communication layer components (HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, etc)
  • Integration technologies (XML, JSON, etc)
  • Content Delivery Networks
  • LAB: Decomposing Amazon

Day Three – Code-level Examination of Web Technologies

  • High-level code walk through
  • Managing a web project
    • Requirements capture & definition
    • UI mockups / wireframes
    • UEX / Information architecture / technology design
    • Identifying the appropriate technology stack
    • Estimation
    • Monitoring and measuring project progress
    • Managing expectations and outcomes of Alpha / Beta releases
    • Gold Master / FCS releases
    • Post-release management
  • Is your web project a success?
    • Uptime metrics
    • Software engineering metrics
    • SEO metrics
    • Social Buzz metrics
  • Managing vendors, deliverables, and expectations
    • Choosing the right vendor
    • Validating vendor technology decision
    • Validating vendor deliverables
    • Ensuring proper handoff
  • LAB: Build a “I’m Calling BS” job aide

Meet Your Instructor

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Kelby Zorgdrager

Kelby Zorgdrager’s expertise in Java, Open Source, and software development have allowed him to be a guest speaker at JavaOne, Java University, Comdex, IEEE Software Conference, and the Colorado Software Summit.

Kelby has also served as a guest author for both IBM and Sun/Oracle’s developer sites. Furthering his passion to help people learn, Kelby served as a technical editor for the bestselling book, Advanced Java: How to Program,...

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Simon has over 15 years of experience defining, developing, and delivering software development training programs.

As a senior instructor and courseware developer for Sun Microsystems, Simon developed and delivered Java training courses for Sun Educational Services’ internal and external customers. While at Sun, he was a guest presenter at JavaOne, Java University, and other software trade shows. Simon’s most significant accolade was his work as the development lead in the design, development,...

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Jean brings years of development experience into her teaching, making the learning experience practical for her students. Originally a Smalltalk developer, Jean has an expansive knowledge of object-oriented (OO) development, analysis, and design. Jean has worked in every stage of the software development process for a variety of businesses – from small non-profits, to government agencies, to global enterprises.

Jean was also one of the top instructors at Sun Microsystems in North America and Europe....

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Anil is a seasoned software engineer with over 16 years of Java development experience.

Anil started his career as a Unix programmer, slinging C-code, writing shell scripts, and teaching others how to use Unix back when Unix was still a toddler. Anil’s expertise in Unix, C, and C++ allowed him to become a member of Technical Staff at ATT / Bell labs. During his tenure at Bell Labs, Anil led the creation of software tools that simulated network traffic, in particular, cellular...

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Daniel has been a self-employed developer, teacher and speaker for private businesses, education and government entities since 1999. Daniel also actively teaches programming for the University of New Mexico Continuing Education.

Daniel is a Pomodoro Technique practitioner, and co-founder of the Albuquerque Java User’s Group in Albuquerque, New Mexico. When he’s not supporting other local Java developers, Daniel spends most of his waking hours developing in and around the Java ecosystem, encompassing...

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Joshua has been in the Internet industry almost since its inception, working as an enterprise systems administrator for 5 years, as a systems/network architect for two years, and as a developer for 15 years. His programming experience is generally centered on Internet applications; nowadays mostly focused on JavaScript, both server-side and front-end. Joshua is a believer in disruptive technologies and methodologies, and has practiced Agile/TDD methods for the past several years. Outside of work, he develops games,...

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Michael is a practicing software developer, course developer, and trainer with DevelopIntelligence. For the majority of his career, Michael has designed and implemented large-scale, enterprise-grade, Java-based applications at major telecommunications and Internet companies, such as Level3 Communications, US West/Qwest/Century Link, Orbitz, and others.

Michael has a passion for learning new technologies, patterns, and paradigms (or, he has a tendency to get bored or disappointed with current ones)....

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Eve has been focused on web and curriculum development since college, where she studied user interface design and usability. Since then, she has consulted as a project manager and coder to deliver interactive web applications, from e-Learning portals to mobile apps.

Well-versed in HTML5, CSS3 and other front-end technologies, Eve has lent her interface and training skills to the redesign of the Partner Portal for Microsoft, and to the roll-out of a new call center application for 1-800-...

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