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Advanced Programming

Lecturer: 
Alberto Sartori
Course Type: 
PhD Course
Master Course
Anno (LM): 
First Year
Academic Year: 
2017-2018
Period: 
October-January
Duration: 
48 h
CFU (LM): 
6
Description: 

Provide advanced knowledge of both theoretical and practical programming in C ++ and Python, with particular regard to the principles of object oriented programming and best practices of software development (advanced use of version control systems, continuous integration, unit testing).

Syllabus:

  1. Scientific programming environment. You will learn the basic ingredients needed to efficiently develop scientific software in *nix environment.
  2. Introduction to C++. You will learn the logic and the basics of C++, the built-in data types and how to effectively use them. Best practices in programming will be addressed.
  3. Object orientation in C++. The principles of Object-Oriented programming will be presented with particular attention to their implementations in C++. Some of the most important Design Patterns will be discussed.
  4. Advanced features of C++11/14/17. Some of the new features of standard C++11/14/17 will be introduced and explained.
  5. Object-Oriented programming in Python. After a recap of the basics of Python, you will learn how to program in object-oriented fashion in the Python programming language.

References:

  • Programming: Principles and Practice using C++ (Second Edition), Bjarne Stroustrup, Addison-Wesley 2014, ISBN 978-0-321-99278-9
  • The C++ Programming Language, Bjarne Stroustrup, Addison-Wesley 2013, ISBN 978-0321563842
  • Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides, Pearson Education 1993.

The updated material for this course can be found here.

Notes about the location:
On 12/10 and 19/10 the lecture will at the Big meeting room (VII floor).
Otherwhise in room A-005.

Prerequisites: 
Familiarity with linux terminal and a text editor (e.g., emacs, vim)
A bit of knowledge of git is helpful
Location: 
A-005
Location: 
TBC(to be checked)
Next Lectures: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 14:15 to 16:00
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 16:00 to 18:00
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 14:15 to 16:00
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 16:00 to 18:00
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:15 to 16:00
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 16:00 to 18:00
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 14:15 to 16:00
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 16:00 to 18:00
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 14:15 to 16:00
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 14:15 to 16:00
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00

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