Team-based experience with development of large distributed software systems using integrated development environments with use of COTS (Components Off The Shelf), substantial development of custom code and integration with legacy systems. Course includes extensive, in-depth study of design patterns, and issues encountered in design of distributed systems. Introduction to software measurement and software metrics is given. Comprehensive coverage of evolution and configuration management is included.
Grades will be based on homework, quizzes, and midterm and final exams. A tentative assignment of relative weights to these criteria is as follows:
The following schedule is a tentative outline of the topics and the approximate time when these topics will be discussed. Changes in the topics and/or the order in which they are presented may occur.
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|Jan. 21||Intro to Distributed Systems and Middleware
Note: No Monday class (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
|POSA Ch. 2||Introduction.pdf|
||Client/Server Programming for the Web||Homework #1 (RMI)|| Servlets.pdf
|Feb. 4||Patterns, Frameworks, and Architectures||Szyperski Ch. 9|| Patterns-Frameworks-Architectures.pdf
|Feb. 11||Architectural Design Patterns||POSA Ch. 9|| MVC.pdf
|Feb. 18||Architectural Design Patterns (continued)
Note: No Mon. class (Presidents' Day), Mon. classes on Tue.
|Feb. 25||Architectural Design Patterns (continued)||Homework #2 (Web)||PAC.pdf|
|Mar. 4||Architectural Design Patterns (continued)||Homework #3 (Layers)||Microkernel.pdf|
|Mar. 11||Architectural Design Patterns (continued)
Midterm Exam: Friday Mar. 15
||Architectural Design Patterns (continued)||SharedRepository.pdf
|Apr. 1||Database Systems||DBMS.pdf|
|Apr. 8||Programming Techniques, Wiring Standards||Szyperski, Ch. 10, 12||WiringStandards.pdf|
|Apr. 15||The OMG Way: CORBA, CCM, OMA, MDA
Note: No Monday class (Patriots Day)
|Szyperski, Ch. 13
Homework #4 (Database)
|Apr. 22||The Sun Way: Java, JavaBeans, EJB||Szyperski, Ch. 14
Homework #5 (CORBA)
|Apr. 29||The Microsoft Way: COM, OLE/ActiveX, COM+, .NET CLR
Note: Wednesday is last class
|Szypersli, Ch. 15|
|May 6||Final Exam: Monday, May 6, 3:00PM - 6:00PM||Review Outline|