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CS 126 -

Summer 2020

Official Description

Fundamental principles and techniques of software development. Design, documentation, testing, and debugging software, with a significant emphasis on code review. Course Information: Credit is not given for both CS 242 and CS 126. Prerequisite: CS 125. For majors only.

Learning Goals

Ability to write code of moderate complexity that is readable and understandable (1), (2), (3), (6)
Ability to decompose a problem (1), (2), (6)
Ability to construct and test code from a specification (1)
Ability to write tests, definitions, specifications. (1), (3)
Ability to present source code for review (3)

Topic List

Peer Code Review
C++
Naming, Formatting, Commenting
High-Quality Routines
Problem Decomposition
Unit Testing
Test Driven Development
Commenting Code
Project Goals/Defining Milestone
GUI Programing

Required, Elective, or Selected Elective

Required

Last updated

3/10/2019