Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017


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COMP 501 001 (CRN: 14247)


Department: Computer Science
Instructor: Cartwright, Robert S.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 1:50PM MWF (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 4
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisites: COMP 310 OR COMP 411 OR COMP 510 OR COMP 511
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 14-JUL-2024 2:34PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Description: This course focuses on the principles and practices of test-driven software development, which have been popularized under the banner of "Extreme Programming." To provide students with practical experience, the course engages students in the development of open source production programs written in JAVA or C#. The DRJAVA programming courses was developed by students in this course. Some of the major topics covered in course lectures include design patterns for controlling concurrency and refactoring transformations to improve legacy code. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 501 if student has credit for COMP 402.