BAC3209  MULTIMEDIA FRONT END DEVELOPMENT.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
APPLIED COMPUTING
BAC3209 MULTIMEDIA FRONT END DEVELOPMENT
FULL TIME/PART TIME
DATE: APRIL, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Distinguish between front end and back end development (4 Marks)
b) What is your understanding of the term plug-in technology (1 Mark)
c) State FOUR major advantages of HTML5 over its preceding versions (4 Marks)
d) Describe FIVE languages that can be used by web authors for multimedia content
(5 Marks)
e) Identify the FIVE factors that are critical to the development of multimedia content and
explain their role (10 Marks)
f) Why would it be necessary to use CODECS in multimedia? (4 Marks)
g) Give two reasons why adobe flash player was driven to obsolescence (2 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
HTML5 has the following NEW features for input type
i) Date
ii) Datetime
iii) Month
iv) Time
v) range
vi) Color
vii) Email
viii) Tel
ix) url
x) search
You are required:
Demonstrate how you would use it coding and the expected results (20 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Give a brief history of events that have shaped the web developments from the early
sixties to date (10 Marks)
b) Describe FIVE formats available for use in front end development
i) Audio (5 Marks)
ii) Video (5 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Define a headless browser and give THREE examples of such (4 Marks)
b) State advantages of client server architecture in from end development (4 Marks)
c) Use a suitable diagram to illustrate the web architecture (6 Marks)
d) What do you imagine to be the role and responsibilities of a front end SEO expert
(6 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) State FOUR factors for consideration interactive multimedia design. (4 Marks)
b) Compare and contrast the Chrome and internet explorer web browsers (4 Marks)
c) As a front end developer what are the features that would consider in choosing between
WAMP and XAMPPS (6 Marks)
d) Write commands in a suitable version of SQL to undertake the following
i) Create a database called Kenya and a table called nairobicounty (2 Marks)
ii) Delete a table by the name nakurucounty form database Kenya (2 Marks)
iii) List all citizens over the age of 65 for pension payments by idnumber, citizenname,
age, grouped by county (2 Marks)

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