MET CS 665 -- Design Patterns and Components -- Spring 2005
(Thursdays 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Tyngsboro Campus)
Suresh Kalathur, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Boston University Metropolitan College
URL: http://people.bu.edu/kalathur E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The course covers extensively the Gang of Four design patterns. UML notation for class diagrams and interaction diagrams will be reviewed. Advanced Java concepts like J2EE, Enterprise Java Beans, and J2EE patterns will also be covered in the course. Components and component architecture will be reviewed using both Sun's and Microsoft's technologies.
All programming examples for the lectures will be in Java. Students have the choice to use Java, C++, or C# for their programming assignments. There will be at least three programming assignments, an in-class Mid Term (open), an in-class presentation topic, and a Final programming project.
Text books & Resources
Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented
Software, Erich Gamma, et. al.,
Addison Wesley, 1995. ISBN: 0-201-63361-2 (Required Text book)
Design Patterns Java Workbook, Steven John Metsker,
Addison Wesley, 2002. ISBN: 0-201-74397-3 (Reference Text book)
Software Design: From Programming to Architecture, Eric
John Wiley, 2003. ISBN: 0-471-20459-5 (Reference Text book)
Various online materials
|1||1/20||Introduction, Object Oriented Design, UML Notation, Design Patterns Overview, Some case studies|
|2||1/27||Case Studies, Creational Patterns||HW1 Assigned|
|3||2/3||... Creational Patterns|
|5||2/17||Structural Patterns||HW2 Assigned|
|2/24||No Class (Makeup on 3/10)|
|7||3/10||Behavior Patterns||HW3 Assigned|
|8||3/17||Mid Term||Final Project Assigned|
|9||3/24||Components, Component Models, Enterprise Java, J2EE Architecture|
|11||4/7||Case Studies, Struts Framework, Refactoring Patterns|
|12||4/14||Microsoft .NET Framework||Final Project Status Due|
|13||4/21||Microsoft Data Patterns|
|14||4/28||Presentations and Final Project Submission|
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The actual grade will be determined based on the performance in the home works, mid term, class presentation, and the final exam. The percentage of each component relative to the total grade is: Homeworks (30%), Mid Term (30%), In Class Presentation (10%), and Final Project (30%)