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CS3219 Module Review

CS3219 Module Review 16/17 Sem 1

CS3219 Module Review – Software Engineering Principles and Patterns


  • Continuation of topics in CS2103 (architecture, principles and patterns) in more depth, plus a few other topics in software engineering.
  • One medium-scaled project in groups of 4 (consisting 2 pairs), 2-3 small scaled project in pairs (of 2 people). You can choose pairing and grouping.
  • No midterm. Final exam is close book, with 1 A4-sized double-sided help sheet allowed.

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CS3216 module review

CS3216 Module Review 16/17 Sem1

This is THE module in SoC. No other modules have caused so much hype and discussions like CS3216. So here it goes, my long-overdue CS3216 module review.


The module consists of 4 different projects. Three of them involves developing some kind of application. The other one is seminar presentation and mutual critique of an existing application on the market. Grading is 100% continuous assessment, based on projects and participation through blogging. The workload is extremely heavy so you will probably have very little time to spend on other modules. There are no formal lectures, almost all lectures are guest lectures. They cover a diverse range of topics from idea validation, growth hacking to security practices and database scaling. Continue reading