|Prof. David A. Penny|
|Lectures: Mondays (Starting Sep.11) Bahen 1103, 7:10pm - 9:00pm|
|Office Hours: Mondays after lectures at 9:00pm|
This course will teach you how to setup and run a software organization or project that is capable of consistently delivering high quality software on predictable dates.
Topics include advanced uses of source code control, defect and feature tracking, reproducible automated builds, automated regression testing, release planning and tracking, feature specifications, architectural control, effort tracking, process control, and business planning. These are the core practices used in commercial software development.
Prof. Penny is an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Computer Science (cross-appointed to EE) at UofT. He has spent over 20 years in various individual contributor, management, and contractor roles within software development organizations including IBM Canada, Algorithmics, Annuity Systems, Electronics Workbench, and Ceryx where he is currently CIO.
The textbook for the course is a 352 page manuscript written by Prof. Penny that will be available for sale before and after the lectures at a cost of $40 cash per copy.
|Assignment 1||15%||Self-Aware Programming|
|Assignment 2||15%||Release Planning|
|Midterm||30%||All lecture material to-date, closed book, no aids|
|Final Examination||40%||All lecture and practicum material, closed book, no aids|
|Sep.11||Top 10, planning (ch.1,2)|
|Sep.18||Release planning (ch.3,4)|
|Sep.25||Capacity Constraint (ch.5,A,C)||Assignment 1 out|
|Oct.2||Torsten - Lifecycles||Stochastic Capacity Constraint (ch.6,B,C)|
|Oct.16||Gennady - Software Tools||Releases, Versions (ch.7,8)||Assignment 1 due|
|Oct.23||Source Control (ch.9)||Midterm (7:10-8:00pm BA1103) - Lecture to follow|
|Oct.30||Jocelyn - Design By Contract||Builds, Testing (ch.10)||Assignment 2 out|
|Nov.6||Sotirios - Ant and JUnit||Defect and Feature Tracking (ch.11,12)||Assignment 2 prelim release plan due|
|Nov.13||Torsten - Tracking/SCC Tools||Process Control (ch.13)|
|Nov.20||Jocelyn - Application Profiling||Architectural Clarity (ch.14)|
|Nov.27||Genady - RUP||Business Aspects (ch.15,16) - Exam Review||Assignment 2 due|