Large Scale Software Systems and Extreme Programming
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 05 October 2017
Friday 15 December 2017
16 March 2011
Requisites for this module
The aim of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge of modern software development techniques for large software systems gained through a series of lectures, a 6-week team project and hands-on laboratories.
Upon completion of this course students will be able to
. Understand the issues involved in large scale software development and how they can be managed with modern practices, techniques and tools
. Make effective use of modern tools and techniques for the cooperative development of software including version control, ticketing systems, build tools, etc.
. Make effective use of modern bug prevention and detection techniques as well as refactoring techniques.
. Make use of modern practices and techniques for the effective development of software within teams
The course will focus on powerful technologies such as:
1. agile software development,
2. extreme programming
3. working effectively in teams,
4. version control systems (which are also essential tools for configuaration management),
5. unit and acceptance testing,
6. integrated development environments,
7. build automation, continuous integration, integration servers,
8. ticketing systems,
10. release planning.
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Lectures and laboratories
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Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
|CE320 Project Iteration 1
|CE320 Project Iteration 2
|Main exam: 120 minutes during Summer (Main Period)
Exam format definitions
- Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
- In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary,
for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.
Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Riccardo Poli, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor Riccardo Poli
CSEE School Office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770
Dr Jeremy Ian Hiller Gow
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Of 52 hours, 22 (42.3%) hours available to students:
30 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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