COMS W3157 Advanced Programming

Fall 2017

Course essentials

Supplementary materials

Schedule

Note that the following schedule is tentative. It will be updated as we go.

# Date Topic Note Deadline
1 T 9/5 Course overview 00 T 9/5: HW0 Part A due
2 R 9/7 Compiling & linking; Makefile 01 R 9/7: HW0 Part B due
3 T 9/12 Makefile; Binary number; Data types 02, 03-lab1
4 R 9/14 Expressions & statements M 9/18: lab1 due
5 T 9/19 Storage class; Process address space
6 R 9/21 Pointers & arrays 04, 05
7 T 9/26 Pointers & arrays 06-lab2
8 R 9/28 Pointers & arrays
9 T 10/3 Function pointer; Struct 07, 08-lab3 T 10/3: lab2 due
10 R 10/5 Linked list; Standard I/O; Redirection 09
11 T 10/10 Midterm exam #1
12 R 10/12 File I/O Su 10/15: lab3 due
13 T 10/17 UNIX overview; Creating processes using fork & exec 10-lab4, 11
14 R 10/19 Intro to TCP/IP networking 12, 13-lab5 M 10/23: lab4 due
F 10/20 3157 Hackathon!
15 T 10/24 Lab 5 overview: fork & exec revisited; Endianness
16 R 10/26 Sockets API 14 M 10/30: lab5 due
17 T 10/31 Sockets API; HTTP 15-lab6
18 R 11/2 HTTP; Intro to C++ 16-lab7, 17
T 11/7 No class - Election day
19 R 11/9 Basic–4 in C++; Lab 7 demo R 11/9: lab6 due
20 T 11/14 Midterm exam #2
21 R 11/16 MyString class 18, 19-lab8 Su 11/19: lab7 due
22 T 11/21 MyString class; Software architecture 20, 21-lab9 lab8 is optional
R 11/23 No class - Thanksgiving day
23 T 11/28 Templates & STL 22
24 R 11/30 Templates & STL 23-lab10 Su 12/3: lab9 due
25 T 12/5 Smart pointer 24
26 R 12/7 Course wrap-up & review 25 M 12/11: lab10 due
T 12/19 Section 002 final exam: 4:20–6:20pm, Tue Dec 19, Room TBA
R 12/21 Section 001 final exam: 4:20–6:20pm, Thu Dec 21, Room TBA