Software Design and Architecture Specialization

Starts Nov 27

Software Design and Architecture Specialization

Software Design and Architecture Specialization

Mindful Strategies for Quality Software. Think like an expert architect and create quality software using design patterns and principles.

About This Specialization

In the Software Design and Architecture Specialization, you will learn how to apply design principles, patterns, and architectures to create reusable and flexible software applications and systems. You will learn how to express andin document the design and architecture of a software system using a visual notation. Practical examples and opportunities to apply your knowledge will help you develop employable skills and relevant expertise in the software industry.

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4 courses

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Projects

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Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Object-Oriented Design

    Upcoming session: Nov 27
    Commitment
    Four weeks of study, 5-8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course takes Java beginners to the next level by covering object-oriented analysis and design. You will discover how to create modular, flexible, and reusable software, by applying object-oriented design principles and guidelines. And, you will be
  2. COURSE 2

    Design Patterns

    Upcoming session: Nov 27
    Commitment
    Four weeks of study, 5 – 8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course extends object-oriented analysis and design by incorporating design patterns to create interactive applications. Through a survey of established design patterns, you will gain a foundation for more complex software applications. Finally,
  3. COURSE 3

    Software Architecture

    Upcoming session: Nov 27
    Commitment
    Four weeks of study, 5 – 8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The way that software components — subroutines, classes, functions, etc. — are arranged, and the interactions between them, is called architecture. In this course you will study the ways these architectures are represented, both in UML a
  4. COURSE 4

    Service-Oriented Architecture

    Upcoming session: Nov 27
    Commitment
    Four weeks of study, 5 – 8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Based on an understanding of architectural styles, you will review architectures for web applications, then explore the basics of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) in two approaches: Web Services (WS*) and Representational State Transfer (REST) archi

Creators

  • University of Alberta

    The University of Alberta gives a national and international voice to innovation in our province, taking a lead role in placing Canada at the global forefront.

    UAlberta is considered among the world’s leading public research- and teaching-intensive universities. As one of Canada’s top universities, we’re known for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences.

  • Kenny Wong

    Kenny Wong

    Associate Professor

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