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Lesson 21.2 Interface Design

When designing a class, we need to come up with the interface first. In this video we talk about how to do that. We approach this problem returning to our understanding of types: a collection of…

From  Hannah Lee on October 30th, 2020 43 plays

Lesson 21.1 Interface vs Implementation

When we implement (or define) a function, we are given a specification and we complete the rest of the body to match the specification. We will do the same thing for classes as well. But as we see in…

From  Hannah Lee on October 30th, 2020 42 plays

Lesson 20.4 Classes Specifications

Classes are something we can define. That means we need a specification to tell us what it means for a definition to be correct. In this video we cover the basics of a class specification, and show…

From  Hannah Lee on October 27th, 2020 35 plays

Zoom Sep. 22. Specifications and Testing

Both specifications and testing are critical for the first assignment. But many students struggle with them because they are so “fuzzy”.To help you improve your skills here, we have are…

From  Hannah Lee on September 24th, 2020 4 plays

Lesson 7.5 Bad Specifications

Not all specifications are good. Some of them – including those written by your instructor – are quite bad. In this video we talk about how to read a specification critically so that you…

From  Hannah Lee on September 24th, 2020 6 plays

Lesson 7.3 Preconditions

The one thing that we have not talked about yet are the preconditions in a specification. However, as this video shows, they are arguably the most important part of the specification. They are what…

From  Hannah Lee on September 24th, 2020 6 plays

Lesson 7.2 Specification Format

Now that you know why specifications are so important, it is time to write them. We have a very specific format that we want for our specifications, which is detailed in this video.

From  Hannah Lee on September 24th, 2020 8 plays

Lesson 7.1 Software Development

In this video, we talk about the business side of developing software and the challenges of working in teams. This video demonstrates why specifications are so important, and motivates the details in…

From  Hannah Lee on September 24th, 2020 7 plays

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From  Carla Liesching on July 19th, 2019 36 plays