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University of Alberta

Software Design and Architecture

University of Alberta via Coursera Specialization


In the Software Design and Architecture Specialization, you will learn how to apply design principles, patterns, and architectures to create reusable and flexible software applications and systems. You will learn how to express and document the design and architecture of a software system using a visual notation. Practical examples and opportunities to apply your knowledge will help you develop employable skills and relevant expertise in the software industry.


Course 1: Object-Oriented Design
- Offered by University of Alberta. This course takes Java beginners to the next level by covering object-oriented analysis and design. You ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Design Patterns
- Offered by University of Alberta. This course extends object-oriented analysis and design by incorporating design patterns to create ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Software Architecture
- Offered by University of Alberta. The way that software components — subroutines, classes, functions, etc. — are arranged, and the ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Service-Oriented Architecture
- Offered by University of Alberta. Based on an understanding of architectural styles, you will review architectures for web applications, ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Kenny Wong


4.8 rating, based on 4 Class Central reviews

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  • Anonymous
    The content is great! It gives you a great overview and some degree of depth on topics like OOP and software architecture. This is awesome for developers of almost any level (though I'd recommend it to beginners and potentially intermediates... Exp…
  • Anonymous
    A good course to learn about software design principles used within the industry. Would highly recommend this course for someone starting as a new software engineer or as refresher for experienced devs.
  • Anonymous
    It is a good theoretical course. I recommend it for programmers who seek for a theoretical background in software design.
  • Anonymous
    Well rounded course about everything you need to know in SW-architecture and design.

    Starting with the basics in OOA and OOD and ending with the current state of SOA.

    Keep up the perfect work!

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