date_range Starts on March 15, 2016
event_note End date March 15, 2017
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assignment Level : Introductive
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Building on the core method from SPD1, this course quickly expands to cover more complex programs. You will design animations and games in which a number of objects move around the screen. You will also design programs that operate on family trees and other hierarchical structures.

But even as your programs get more complex, you will find that the design method makes them easy to write; and that the resulting code is well-structured, well-tested and easy to maintain.

This course is part of the How to Code - Systematic Program Design XSeries Program

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  • How to identify information with inherently linear structure.
  • How to identify information with inherently hierarchical structure.
  • How to represent linear and hierarchical information as data.
  • Designing functions to operate on such data.


  • Gregor Kiczales

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University of British Columbia
University of British Columbia



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