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University of California, Berkeley

Introduction to Agile Software Development: Tools & Techniques

University of California, Berkeley via edX

Overview

Part One of the Professional Certificate Program in Agile Development of Software as a Service. This course presents ideas and techniques for designing, developing, and modifying large software systems using Agile techniques and the same best-of-breed tools used by professionals, including GitHub, Pivotal Tracker, Travis CI, Heroku, and more.

Taught by

Armando Fox and David Patterson

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course, spending 15 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.

    This is a very helpful course, but not for those just starting out with Ruby. At the time of enrollment, I was learning Ruby through its suggested Codecademy homeworks. Defnitely not enough. The quizzes were very difficult, for being semi-untimed and...
  • Matteo Ferrara is taking this course right now.

    It is just impressive the extend to which they have worked to fix the shortcomings of past iterations of the course.
    Furthermore they were able to train and to make available 150 TAs, I have taken some Moocs, and I have never seen anything like take.
  • I am taking this course right now . I am on module 2 . So far only theory is there . Could not experience programming assignment as on Audit track .
  • Gabriel Candal

    Gabriel Candal completed this course.

    Background: C++, Python - 2nd year computer science student. The course is well organized and you don't lose much time configuring your machine since they provide a ready-to-use VM. It is more of a general software engineering course than a SAAS one,...
  • Mark Wilbur
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    Mark Wilbur completed this course.

    This was the first MOOC I ever completed. All in all, I enjoyed the experience. I learned the basics of how to use Ruby on Rails, and learned the basics of TDD. Also I got accustomed to writing code to pass automated graders. It wasn’t anything mind-blowing, but it was far better entry point than various other video-heavy rails tutorials I had encountered. On the down side, the course was constantly making comparisons between Ruby and Java, which I hadn’t studied and was unrelated to the coursework. It would have been better to either make Java familiarity an explicit pre-requisite or else refrain from using it in lectures.
  • Jonathan completed this course.

    One of the best online courses I've taken - really important field, great instructors from great university, and very practical. Bear in mind that it's not for beginners, some of the homework and quizzes are not trivial, and as weeks progress it requires more effort to stay on track (though they're course page now says that they're offering Mentive.co live sections for it, which could help.) Be prepared to work hard on this one, but it's going to be one of the most valuable online courses you had.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    Excellent course which covers (together with CS169.2) the whole process of software development.

    Excellent teachers. Excellent material and excellent prepared exercises.

    Highly recommended to everybody who has basic experience in programming.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    Amazing course. This is a very high quality level course.

    It is quite challenging at the beginning (especially for people who do not know Ruby and who do not buy the book ;-)

    It introduced me to TDD (Test Driven Development).

    I strongly recommend it.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    this course is not good this course is not good this course is not good this course is not good
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