This course is a survey of technologies that power the user interfaces of web applications on a variety of devices today, including desktop, mobile, and tablet devices. This course will delve into some of the core Front-End languages and frameworks (HTML/CSS/JS/React), as well as the underlying technologies enable web applications (HTTP, URI, JSON). The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the technical issues surrounding user interfaces powered by the web today, and to provide a solid and comprehensive perspective of the Web’s constantly evolving landscape.


The content for this class is inspired by the Web Architecture class taught by Jim Blomo (jblomo)


  • Lecturer: Kay Ashaolu
  • TA: Rishabh Thakur


Assignments (40%), Labs (10%) Group Project (50%)

  • Late assignments will be deducted 5 points each day they are late.
  • If there are any issues please contact me asap


Week of August 23rd:
  • Class Prep/Readings: N/A
  • Friday: Lecture – Introduction (Slides | PDF)
Week of August 30th:
Week of September 6th:
  • Class Prep: N/A
  • Monday: School Closed
  • Friday: Lab 1 assigned: due Monday, 9/13 
Week of September  14th: