Object Oriented Design (INFO3220)


This unit covers essential design methods and language mechanisms for successful object-oriented design and programming. C++ is used as the implementation language and a special emphasis is placed on those features of C++ that are important for solving real-world problems. Advanced software engineering features, including exceptions and name spaces are thoroughly covered.

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Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 2 hrs/week; Project Work - own time 2 hrs.


Through semester assessment (50%) and Final Exam (50%)


Lippman, Lajoie, Moo/C++ Primer/5/2013/9780321714114// Gamma, Helm, Johnson, Vlissides/Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software/2004/9780201633610//

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

INFO2110 and COMP2129

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