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ITE506 Advanced Windows Development (8)


This subject gives students advanced skills in designing and developing windows applications by using Microsoft Windows Forms and the Windows Presentation Foundation

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: ITE506
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionSY/USSchool of Computing and Mathematics

Assumed Knowledge


Enrolment restrictions

Only available to students enrolled in the following courses:
  • Master of Systems Development
  • Master of Management (IT)
  • Graduate Certificate in Systems Development
  • Graduate Certificate in Management (IT)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to design a loosely-coupled software architecture;

  • be able to design a data object model;

  • be able to design a service interaction using Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation;

  • be able to design a security implementation for a Forms/Windows Presentation Foundation application;

  • be able to design for a concurrent environment;

  • be able to choose the appropriate Windows Client technology;

  • be able to incorporate various other design requirements in a Forms/Windows Presentation Foundation application, including interoperability, optimal processing, globalization, and UI layout and structure;

  • be able to choose the appropriate data access strategy;

  • be able to design a diagnostics and monitoring strategy;

  • be able to evaluate and recommend a test strategy.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Designing the Layers of a Solution
  • Designing the Presentation Layer
  • Designing the Data Access Layer
  • Planning a Solution Deployment
  • Designing for Stability and Maintenance


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.