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Software Design Laboratory is an undergraduate practicum in software design, which focuses on principles and practices of large-scale software design. Concepts and examples borrowed from elsewhere in Computer Science are applied to the construction of a significant project, namely a command interpreter resembling the Bourne shell. The course focus is on long-lived software systems of a size requiring group effort. We therefore address maintenance, testing, documentation, code readability, version control, and group dynamics.
Jonathan M. Smith, "The Software Design Laboratory", . February 1993.
Date Posted: 15 August 2007