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  1. 1. PLEASE turn off mobile Revision UFCE47-20-1 Systems Development phones, pagers etc. XExam Format Answering the exam• Counts for 25% of final mark • Exam answered by making pencil marks• 50 multiple choice questions (select one from (pencils provided during the exam) on special four possible answers) EDPAC forms• Range of question difficulty from very (very!) • These are then computer-marked easy to quite tricky • You must select one option in answer to each• Questions potentially cover all areas of module question – may ask about things you would normally encounter during your studies • If you don’t know – guess!• Good news – most (>98%) students pass! UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 3 UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 4Answering the exam Time planning• Follow the instructions printed with the exam • Most students take about an 45 minutes to answer the paper – it is important that you mark the exam sheets legibly (illegible entries get rejected by • Typically the average student has finished answering the marking software) – if you put more than one answer for a question I will randomly the questions in around 30 minutes or so select which one is used (so don’t do this) • The end of the exam is flexible, in that the transcribing• Do NOT use a rubber to remove incorrect process can extend beyond the official end (not that entries – request a new EDPAC form and start this has ever been necessary) again • Because most of you will be taking the exam in the• Because of this we strongly suggest that you Exam Centre you must follow the invigilators mark all your selections in the exam paper, instructions about leaving once you have finished THEN when you are happy, transfer them to the form UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 5 UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 6 1
  2. 2. Major topics UNIX• There follows the major topics on which • Unix basics questions might be set – not all topics will have • Just the stuff you really need to know to do a question and a few questions don’t fit neatly into one topic basic work in Unix • chmod• Some questions are more about general computing knowledge – the sort of thing you • ls pick up as you work with computers and • rmdir programming languages (though almost all • pipes (‘>’, ‘<‘, ‘|’) and filters (grep, egrep, cat, wc) questions have been covered explicitly at some point during the module) UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 7 UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 8Network Basics Perl• Network basics • Perl • Protocols (HTTP, FTP, SSL) - (and you are • Uses expected to know what acronyms like these stand • Basic instructions for!) • Data types, scalar, list(array), hash • Client/Server • Regular Expressions • DNS mechanism • URL structure UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 9 UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 10PHP Web page• PHP • Web page • Uses • HTML • Basic instructions • Page structure (head/body) • Calling PHP scripts from web page • Tags and special characters (e.g. &nbsp;)• JavaScript • Forms of lists • The basics • Tables • Linking to scripts (Perl, PHP) • CGI UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 11 UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 12 2
  3. 3. Miscellaneous Summary• Images • Don’t panic! • Only need basics • Do mark the forms clearly • GIF/JPEG etc • Do select one answer for every question • limitations • Do remember to code your name and • compression number onto your form (you will be • pros and cons given more help with this on the day)• Regular Expressions • If you have attended, done the work and• Testing and design read the material suggested during the module, you will pass• Form and Purposes of Information UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 13 UFCE47-20-1 Lecture 23 2010-11 14 3