Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 424: Client-Side Web Design

Credit Hours



COMP 271 and COMP 313


This course provides an in-depth study of the concepts and methods required for the design and implementation of the presentation layer of a web application. Topics include visual design, usability design, multi-channel and multi-modal applications, markup of static and dynamic content, content transformation, client-side executable content including client-side scripting and embedded applets, and web-based content management systems. Coursework includes several substantial programming projects (using technologies such as XHTML, XSTL, DHTML, JavaScript, PHP/ASP/JSP, Flash, and Zope/Plone).