CSIS 115A Web Development Level 1

Data Files

Link to Download Data Files

In order to complete the textbook tutorials, and the review assignments you'll be publishing for grading, you will need to download a set of data files using the link below.

Step 1 Click on the Data Files for All Users link above. The data files should begin downloading immediately to your computer's Downloads folder.

Using the Edge Web Browser on Windows 10 to Access Downloaded Data Files

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If you are using the Microsoft Edge Web browser, in order to quickly access the Downloads folder after clicking on the Data Files for ALL Users link above, you can do the following:

  1. Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + J,

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  1. Click on the Downloads menu option in the Settings and more menu to view Downloads in the Hub.

  2. Finally, click on the Open folder link to view the Downloads folder in the Windows 10 File Explorer. From there you can follow the instructions below for extracting the downloaded zip file.

What To Do After Data Files Are Downloaded

After you have downloaded the data files, they will need to be extracted (unzipped) into a new folder on your computer. The following instructions

I recommend you save the Data Files to your My Documents/My Web Sites folder. If you don't already have a My Web Sites folder you can create it while downloading the Data Files.

Step 1 Right-click on the link for the Data Files at the top of this page.

Step 2 Click on Save target as... from the context menu that appears.

Step 3 When the Save As window opens it will most likely already be opened to your My Documents folder. If it is not displaying the contents of your My Documents folder then you will need to navigate to your My Documents folder and open it. In your My Documents folder look for a folder named My Web Sites. If you have such a folder double-click on it to open it. If you don't already have a My Web Sites folder you will need to click on the New Folder button. button and type My Web Sites as the name of the new folder and then open it. Once you have navigated to the My Web Sites folder click on the Save button at the bottom-right of the Save As window and the Data Files will begin downloading to your computer.

Save As window displaying the My Documents > My Web Sites folder.

Step 4 Once the download is complete click on Open Folder in the Download complete dialog box.

Download Complete dialog box.
Context menu with Extract All highlighted.

Step 5 Right click on the icon for the CSIS115ADataFiles.zip file you just downloaded and choose Extract All... from the context menu that appears.

Step 6 Click Extract in the Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders dialog box and a new CSIS115A folder will be created in your My Websites folder with all of the files you need to complete the tutorials and review assignments for this course.

That's it, you've finished downloading and unzipping your Data Files.

Next you need to configure your IDE (Visual Studio or other) to use these Data Files to complete your weekly tutorials and assignments, see the Visual Studio How to Open A Website tutorial or the IDE Tutorials section on the FTP Publishing page for instructions on how to do this using other IDEs.


Video Instructions for Downloading & Extracting DataFiles