P2: Programming 2


Vorlesung für Haupt- und Nebenfachstudenten.

Course:Programming 2 (Spring Semester 2015)
Lecturers: Prof. Oscar Nierstrasz, Mircea F. Lungu
Staff:Andrei Chiș, Aliaksei Syrel, Mario Kaufmann
Lectures: Fridays 14h15 - 16h00
Language: English (German on demand)
Location: Engehaldenstrasse 8, 001
Start: 2016-02-26
Exam: 2016-06-03 @ 10-12 in ExWi A6
Exercise hour:Fridays 16-17
Computer pool support:Tuesdays 16-18, in A95 (Exwi)
Repetition:Spring 2017


mvc.png This course provides an introduction to object-oriented design in Java with an emphasis on practical techniques for developing complex software systems.

Learning outcomes

You will learn:

  • how to apply Responsibility-Driven Design to decompose a complex system into objects
  • how to use Design by Contract to develop robust software
  • how to make use of inheritance to design flexible and generic software systems
  • how to apply iterative and incremental development and continuous refactoring to arrive at a clean and understandable design
  • how to effectively test software
  • how to develop maintainable code by consistently applying simple design principles
  • how to apply design patterns to simplify your software
  • how to develop software that communicates its own design
  • how to effectively use development tools like debuggers, version control systems, and integrated development environments?

Schedule 2015 (to be updated)

Week Date Lecture
1 20-Feb-15 Introduction
2 27-Feb-15 OO Design Principles
3 06-Mar-15 Design by Contract
4 13-Mar-15 A Testing Framework
5 20-Mar-15 Debugging and Tools
6 27-Mar-15 Iterative Development
- 03-Apr-15 Good Friday
- 10-Apr-15 Spring break
7 17-Apr-15 Inheritance and Refactoring
8 24-Apr-15 Advanced Design Lab
9 01-May-15 GUI Construction
10 08-May-15 Guidelines, Idioms and Patterns
11 15-May-15 A bit of C++
12 22-May-15 A bit of Smalltalk
13 29-May-15 Einblicke in die Praxis (Gastvortrag)
03-Jun-15 Exam — ExWi A6 @ 10h00-12h00
Last changed by oscar on 22 July 2015