P2: Programming 2


Vorlesung für Haupt- und Nebenfachstudenten.

Course:Programming 2 (Spring Semester 2016)
Lecturers: Prof. Oscar Nierstrasz
Staff:Andrei Chiș, Claudio Corrodi, Aliaksei Syrel, Mathias Stocker
Lectures: Fridays 14h15 - 16h00
Language: English (German on demand)
Location: Engehaldenstrasse 8, 001
Start: 2016-02-26
Exam: 2016-06-08 @ 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 2016

Week Date Lecture
1 26-Feb-16 Introduction
2 04-Mar-16 OO Design Principles
3 11-Mar-16 Design by Contract
4 18-Mar-16 A Testing Framework
- 25-Mar-16 Good Friday
- 01-Apr-16 Spring break
5 08-Apr-16 Debugging and Tools
6 15-Apr-16 Iterative Development
7 22-Apr-16 Inheritance and Refactoring
8 29-Apr-16 GUI Construction
9 06-May-16 Advanced Design Lab
10 13-May-16 Guidelines, Idioms and Patterns
11 20-May-16 A bit of C++
12 27-May-16 A bit of Smalltalk
13 03-Jun-16 Einblicke in die Praxis (Gastvortrag)
08-Jun-16 Exam — ExWi A6 @ 10h00-12h00
Last changed by oscar on 5 August 2016