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Software Design Principles

Start designing more complex systems with techniques such as design patterns, SOLID principles, and UML.

4.11 out of 5 stars
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  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

As we create increasingly complex projects, we worry not just about writing new code, but how that code is going to fit in with the rest of our application. When we stop being able to add new code effectively, we stop being able to solve new problems, grinding progress to a halt. Software design helps us to create software that can adapt to change over time. This allows us to create software that can continuously improve and adapt to our users’ changing needs.

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Meet the creator of the course
Nik Stern
Nik holds a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Computer Science. They are also certified as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Online Adult Educator.
Nik holds a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Computer Science. They are also certified as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Online Adult Educator.

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