P2: Programming 2 — Object-Oriented Design


Vorlesung für Haupt- und Nebenfachstudenten.

Course:Programming 2 (Spring Semester 2018)
Lecturers: Prof. Oscar Nierstrasz
Staff:Pooja Rani, Pascal Andre, Silas Berger, Julius Oeftiger
Lectures: Fridays 14h15 - 16h00
Language: English (German on demand)
Location: Engehaldenstrasse 8, 001
Start: 2019-02-22
Exam: 2019-06-05 @ 10h15-12h00 in ExWi A6
Exercise hour:Fridays 16-17
Computer pool support:Tuesdays 16-18, in A95 (Exwi)
Repetition:Spring 2020


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 2018 (TO BE UPDATED)

Week Date Lecture
1 23-Feb-18 Introduction
2 02-Mar-18 OO Design Principles
3 09-Mar-18 Design by Contract
4 16-Mar-18 A Testing Framework
5 23-Mar-18 Debugging and Tools
- 30-Mar-18 Good Friday
- 06-Apr-18 Spring break
6 13-Apr-18 Iterative Development
7 20-Apr-18 Inheritance and Refactoring
8 27-Apr-18 GUI Construction
9 04-May-18 Advanced Design Lab
10 11-May-18 Guidelines, Idioms and Patterns
11 18-May-18 A bit of C++
12 25-May-18 A bit of Smalltalk
13 01-Jun-18 Einblicke in die Praxis (Gastvortrag)
06-Jun-18 Exam — ExWi A6 @ 10h00-12h00
Last changed by oscar on 14 January 2019