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COMP204B Object-Oriented Program Design

10 Points

This paper teaches O-O programming using Java, software engineering methodologies, test driven development, and an introduction to design patterns. Examples will be drawn from GUI libraries.

Learning Outcomes
Students who pass this paper will be able to explain and compare several widely-used software development methodologies and will be experienced in applying the key practices of those methodologies.

Pre Requisite Papers
COMP203 Programming with Data Structures

Restricted Papers
COMP242 Software Engineering Process

Lecturers and Tutors

B Semester

Official Timetable Information

Compulsory Components
All tests and assignments are compulsory.

Recommended Reading
M. Fowler, UML Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Standard Object Modelling Language, Third Edition, Addison-Wesley Professional, 2004.
S. McConnell, Code Complete, Second Edition, Microsoft Press, 2004.
Z. Mednieks, L. Dornin, G. Blake and M. Nakamura, Programming Android, Second Edition, O'Reilly, 2012.

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

Assessment Components

1 x Group Project (2 Parts)34%
2 x Individual In-Class Tests66%

Attendance Policy
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

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