Software Studio

Four boxes connected by arrows connecting group, member, moderated group, and moderator.

Part of an object model used in the design of an online forum, with annotations explaining its meaning. (Courtesy of Prof. Daniel Jackson.)


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Spring 2013



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Course Description

This course on software engineering covers design and implementation of medium-scale software systems, using web applications as a platform. In the course, students learn the fundamentals of structuring a web application and writing modular code, with an emphasis on conceptual design to achieve clarity, simplicity, and modularity. Topics also include functional programming, relational databases, and security.

Jackson, Daniel. 6.170 Software Studio, Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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