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Course Title
Informatics 122
Software Design II
Winter 2010

André van der Hoek
Office: Donald Bren Hall 5228
Phone: 949 824 6326

Mitch Dempsey
Office: ICS2 110

Location: AIRB 1030 (except when noted)
Day and time: Tuesday and Thursday, 09:30-10:50

Catalogue Description
122 Software Design II (4). Introduction to implementation design: designing the internals of a software application. Topics include design aesthetics, design implementation, design recovery, design patterns, and component reuse. Includes practice in designing and case studies of existing designs. Prerequisite: Informatics 121.

Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series, Hardcover), Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides, 1995

All students enrolled in the course will earn a letter grade based upon: (a) class attendance and participation, (b) assignments, (c) the final class project, and (d) team evaluations.

Grade distribution will be as follows (as suitably adjusted with team evaluations):

  • Design aesthetics: 15%
  • Design implementation: 15%
  • Design recovery: 15%
  • Design patterns: 15%
  • Component review: 15%
  • Final project: 25%

Course Mailing List
To send mail: 37070-w10@classes.uci.edu
To view the archive: https://eee.uci.edu/classmail/w10/37070/

Students with Disabilities
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Week Date Topic Slides Assignments
1 January 5 Review and Preview lecture1.ppt
January 7 Design Aesthetics lecture2.ppt Assignment 1, part 1 out (individual, moderate)
2 January 12 Design Aesthetics lecture3.ppt Assignment 1, part 1 due
Assignment 1, part 2 out (individual, moderate)
January 14 (in ICS 259) Design Aesthetics Reflection lecture4.ppt Assignment 1, part 2 due
Assignment 1, p part 3 out
3 January 19 Design Aesthetics Reflection lecture5.ppt Assignment 1, part 3 due
Assignment 2 out (individual, heavy)
January 21 Design Aesthetics lecture6.ppt
4 January 26 (in ICS 259) Design Aesthetics Reflection Assignment 2 due
January 28 Design Recovery lecture7.ppt Assignment 3 out (team, heavy, team-evaluation.doc)
5 February 2 Design Recovery Reflection
February 4 (in ICS 259) Design Patterns lecture8.ppt Assignment 3 due
Assignment 4 out (team, moderate, team-evaluation.doc)
6 February 9 No lecture
February 11 No lecture
7 February 16 Design Patterns (same slides as Febrruary 4)
February 18 Reuse lecture9.ppt Assignment 4 due
Assignment 5 out (team, moderate, team-evaluation.doc)
8 February 23 Reuse
February 25 Reuse Presentations lecture10.ppt Assignment 5 due
Final Design Project out (team, heavy)
9 March 2 Final Design Project
March 4 Final Design Project
10 March 9 Final Design Project
March 11 Final Design Project
Finals week March 18, 08:00 - 10:00 Final Design Project Final Design Project due
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