Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Graphical User Interfaces in Java

GJA Acad. year 2014/2015 Summer semester 5 credits

Development of mobile and web applications, Java servlets, Java Server Pages, Java Persistence API, Hibernate, JavaServerFaces, PrimeFaces, Spring, Android, Google Web Toolkit, Vaadin, RESTful Java Services, Java Web Services, Remote Method Invocation, Java Message Services, Java Enterprise, Enterprise Java Beans, Google App Engine, Cloud, Lucene, Elasticsearch, Hadoop.


Language of instruction



Examination (written)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 26 hrs projects

Assessment points

51 exam, 10 half-term test, 39 projects




Kouřil Jan, Ing. (DCGM FIT BUT)
Otrusina Lubomír, Ing. (DCGM FIT BUT)
Škoda Petr, RNDr. (DCGM FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

The students will learn to work with modern technologies for development of web and mobile applications. They will get acquainted with principles of development in referred environments. The will also gain experiences with development of advanced systems powered by Java programming language.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

The students will improve their skills in programming language Java, in team work, and in preparation of project documentation.

Learning objectives

To get acquainted with the development of mobile and web applications in Java programming language. To learn using mobile, web and enterpirse frameworks in this language. To get abilities of programming advanced systems powered by modern Java technologies.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Basic knowledge of Java programming language.

Study literature

  • Deitel, H.M., Deitel, P.J.: Java - How to program, ISBN 0-13-632589-0, Prentice Hall, 1997.
  • Niemeyer, P., Peck, J.: Exploring Java (2nd ed.), ISBN 1-56592-271-9, O'Reilly & Associates, 1997.

Fundamental literature

  • Cornell, C., Horstmann, C.: Core Java (2nd ed.), SunSoft Press, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-596891-7, 1997
  • Grand, M.: Java Language Reference (2nd ed.), ISBN 1-56592-326-X, O'Reilly & Associates, 1997
  • Campione, M., Walrath, K.: Java Tutorial, Addison-Wesley, ISBN 3-8273-1050-4, 1997

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction, Java servlets, JavaServerPages.
  2. Testing, Maven, JAX, RMI.
  3. JMS, EJB.
  4. JavaServerFaces, PrimeFaces.
  5. Spring.
  6. Java Persistence API, Hibernate.
  7. Midterm exam.
  8. Google Web Toolkit.
  9. Vaadin.
  10. Basics of Android OS.
  11. Android advanced.
  12. Cloud.
  13. Distributed applications.

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  1. Team project for creating web, or mobile application.

Progress assessment

Mid-term test and team project. 

Course inclusion in study plans

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