CISC 6005X Advanced Programming Techniques

60 hours; 4 credits

A second course in programming. Advanced programming techniques emphasizing reliability, maintainability, and reusability. Module design and multi-file programs. Abstract data types. Objects, classes, and object-oriented design. Storage class and scope. Addresses, pointers, and dynamic storage allocation. Test suites, test drivers, and testing strategies; debugging, assertions, and an introduction to formal techniques. Recursion and function parameters. This course requires a substantial amount of programming. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 6006X [622X].)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 6001X [601X].


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