This page contains Syllabus of Scripting Language of BCA.

Title Scripting Language
Short Name
Course code CACS254
Nature of course Theory + Practical
Semester fourth-semester
Full marks 60+20+20
Pass marks 24 + 8 + 8
Credit Hrs 3
Elective/Compulsary Compulsary

Course Description

Course Description

This course includes both theoretical as well as practical knowledge of scripting language (client side & server side) along with database connectivity. So that students can develop more effective and efficient web based application packages.

Course Objectives

The general objectives of this course are to provide fundamental concepts of server side script programming and client side script programming using JavaScript and PHP respectively along with database connectivity.


Units and Unit Content

1. Client Side Scripting
teaching hours: 15 hrs

JavaScript: Introduction, Need of Client Side Scripting Language, Formatting and Coding Conventions, JavaScript Files, Comments, Embedding JavaScript in HTML, Using Script Tag, NoScript Tag, Operators, Control Structures, Array and For Each Loop, Defining and Invoking Functions, Built in Objects, Date Objects, Interacting With The Browser, Windows & Frames, Document Object  Model, Event Handling, Forms, Cookies, Handling Regular Expression, Client Side Validations.

2. Server Side Scripting with Database Connectivity
teaching hours: 15 hrs

PHP(8 Hrs.): Introduction to Server Side Scripting Language, PHP introduction. Basic PHP Syntax, Comments in PHP, Variables, PHP Operators, Control Structures(If else, switch, all loops), Arrays, For Each Loop, Functions, Form Handling, PHP $_GET, PHP $_POST, PHP $_REQUEST, PHP date (} Function, PHP include File, File Handling, File Uploading, PHP Sessions, Sending Emails, PHP Cookies.

MySQL(7 Hrs.): Introduction to MySQL, PHP MySQL Connect to a Database, Closing a Connection, MySQL Data Types, MySQL Insert, MySQL Select, MySQL Where Clause, MySQL Delete, MySQL Update, MySQL Aggregate Functions(sum, avg, count etc); MySQL Order by and Group by Clause, MySQL Subqueries, MySQL Joins,

3. Advanced Server Side Scripting
teaching hours: 15 hrs

Object Oriented Programmtng in PHP:  Classes and Objects, Defining and Using properties and methods, Constructors and Destructors, Method Overriding, Encapsulation, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Static Members,  Exception Handling  AJAX(Asynchronons JavaSeript and XML): Using PHP, Using PHP +MySQL

jQuery: Playing With Elements, Hiding and Unhiding Images. Jquery UI 

JOOMLA: Introduction To CMS, Installation, Handling Joomla Back End.. Customization In Joomla, Introduction To Extensions, Installation and Uses Of Extensions in Joomla, Template Development In Joomla, Artiseer(IDE), Module Development In Joomla, Component Development In Joomla, Introduction To MVC(Model, View and Controller)

WordPress Administrator Level: Theme Integration, Creating pages, Managing Posts, Managing Widgets

Lab and Practical works

Laboratory Works

Laboratory works should be done covering all the topics listed above and a small project work should be carried out using the concept learnt in this course. Project should be assigned on Individual Basis.