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Online Course

Software Design as an Element of the Software Development Lifecycle

University of Colorado System via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 1-2 hours a week
  • Duration 5 weeks long
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Overview

This course talks about software development lifecycles a description/prescription for how we write software. Design is a step in this life cycle, and the course explores the implications of this. Design has a role in the life cycle; it is always there, regardless of the kind of life cycle we’re talking about. Why is that? Why was design considered as a step in this life cycle?

Syllabus

Design, is a Thoughtful Process
-Design requires that you be much more than minimally knowledgeable about your project and how to accomplish it.

How Design fits into the flow of software development
-How Design translates requirements into specifications which coders can understand and use.

Design in the Context of Different SDLC's
-There are different ways to develop software, but design plays a similar set of roles regardless of why way is used.

How High-Level Design (or Architecture) handles Security Problems
-The difference between high-level and detailed design and how high-level design is good at handling security issues.

Final Exam
-A comprehensive course assessment comprising of 5 quizzes. Each assessment contains a randomized set of questions from different modules of the course.

Taught by

Albert Glock

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