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Overview

Software Architecture and Design teaches the principles and concepts involved in the analysis and design of large software systems. This course is split into four sections: (1) Introduction, (2) UML and Analysis, (3) Software Architecture, and (4) Software Design.



Why Take This Course?

This course will equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Express the analysis and design of an application using UML
  • Specify functional semantics of an application using OCL
  • Specify and evaluate software architectures
  • Select and use appropriate architectural styles
  • Understand and apply object-oriented design techniques
  • Select and use appropriate software design patterns
  • Understand and perform a design review

Syllabus

The Course Wiki serves as the syllabus for Software Architecture and Design. But, for a high-level view of the course, we have listed the lessons:

Part 1: Introduction

  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Text Browser Exercise (Analysis)
  • Lesson 3: Design Concepts

Part 2: UML and Analysis

  • Lesson 1: Review of UML
  • Lesson 2: Object Oriented Analysis Exercise
  • Lesson 3: UML Class Models
  • Lesson 4: Design Studies
  • Lesson 5: Library Exericse (UML)
  • Lesson 6: Formal Specification
  • Lesson 7: OCL
  • Lesson 8: Library Exercise (OCL)
  • Lesson 9: Behavior Modeling
  • Lesson 10: Clock Radio Exercise

Part 3: Software Architecture

  • Lesson 1: KWIC Exercise
  • Lesson 2: Overview of Software Architecture
  • Lesson 3: Architectural Views
  • Lesson 4: Text Browser Exercise (Architecture)
  • Lesson 5: Non-Functional Requirements\u2028 and Architectural Styles
  • Lesson 6: Connectors
  • Lesson 7: Acme
  • Lesson 8: Refinement
  • Lesson 9: Middleware
  • Lesson 10: Guest Interview: LayerBlox

Part 4: Software Design

  • Lesson 1: Components
  • Lesson 2: Coffee Maker Exercise
  • Lesson 3: Object Design
  • Lesson 4: Design Patterns
  • Lesson 5: Design Principles
  • Lesson 6: Design Reviews
  • Lesson 7: Design Review Exercise

Taught by

Spencer Rugaber

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This is a great course if you have some familiarity with Software Engineering Principles, but would now like to take the next step. The lectures are designed in a very engaging manner, with short and concise videos. I definitely recommend this course.
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