- You have been hired by a prominent young businessman to design a dynamic website, specifically a dating website. He wants users to be able to create profiles, upload pictures, play games, and write messages on a forum. How will you store the information? How will you display the information? How will you create the game? Obviously you aren't coding anything here, you are just describing technologies and how they relate in a coherent whole. Discuss how the technologies will interact with each other. Pretend you are writing for a nearly computer illiterate individual.
Essay question for the Module Crew (10 points) 5 paragraphs:
- You have been hired by the Module Company to design their newest Programming module. How will you improve it? What will you add? What will you remove? Will you offer games? Tests? How will students be graded? Be creative and design an amazing module.
Essay question for all (10 points):
- This essay will be comparing open source software with the dominant operating system Microsoft Windows in the desktop market and the server market. First give a definition of open source software and proprietary software. Next compare the desktop market. Do any Linux distributions offer an advantage in the desktop market? Why is Microsoft the clear winner?
Finally compare the server market. Give statistics as to which OS is dominant and explain why.