NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    May 29, 2023  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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INET 1820 - Scripting Languages I

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of programming from a scripting language perspective to students with little or no programming experience.  Students write small programs to accomplish useful tasks in a variety of popular scripting languages.  In addition, students develop confidence working in both Windows and Unix-like based systems.


Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of INET 1820 Scripting Languages , the student will:

  1. explain statements and expressions.
  2. apply variables to store information.
  3. apply flow control statements to complete tasks.
  4. analyze debugging statements.
  5. evaluate expressions that use arithmetic and logical operators.
  6. differentiate scripting language files by their extension or syntax.
  7. execute scripts using applicable interpreter.
  8. apply loops to complete repetitive tasks.
  9. contrast discrepancies between Windows and Unix-like that impact various aspects of scripting languages.
  10. create headless programs that run in the background.
  11. apply good programming practices when creating programs.
  12. organize output for support and maintenance.
  13. create programs that interact with users.
  14. implement programs that interface with databases or file systems.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 hours/week

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