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CSC 278 Scripting Techniques

4 Credit(s)
This course presents rapid application development (RAD) techniques and their implementation using modern scripting languages.  Methods for defining problems and their solutions will be examined, including task analysis and the development of design criteria.  The course investigates the design of modern scripting languages, emphasizing the use of their particular attributes for developing solutions to complex problems.  Fundamental programming language paradigms, type systems, and memory allocation and management strategies are presented and discussed, followed by comparative analysis of the languages utilized in this course and its prerequisites.  Four hours of lecture per week, plus programming work outside of class.
Prerequisite: CSC115.