University of Alberta

Design Patterns

This course is part of Software Design and Architecture Specialization

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Kenny Wong

Instructor: Kenny Wong

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There are 4 modules in this course

Design patterns help to solve common design issues in object-oriented software. You will learn what they are and how they can be applied. In this module you will learn the creational and structural design patterns. You will continue to learn and practice expressing designs in UML, and code some of these patterns in Java.

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9 videos8 readings1 quiz2 peer reviews

You will continue learning useful design patterns and add them to your toolbox. In this module, you will learn the behavioural patterns. This will include communicating them in UML and coding them in Java!

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5 videos5 readings1 quiz2 peer reviews

You will learn a design pattern that is very useful for user interfaces: model-view-controller, or MVC. Then you will learn some principles underlying the design patterns, to create software that is flexible, reusable, and maintainable. Finally, you will learn some of the symptoms of bad design, which we call code smells or antipatterns.

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8 videos4 readings1 quiz2 peer reviews

In the previous modules, you were introduced to a variety of design patterns, and applied two of these to the example Android code base. Now, in the final module of the course, you will identify and fix specific code smells in this code base. After completing these tasks, you will be ready to complete the final exam.

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4 readings1 quiz1 peer review

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Kenny Wong
University of Alberta
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