Computer Science 507
Software Engineering

Spring 2013, The College of Saint Rose

Lecture 8: Testing
Date: Monday, March 18, 2013


Lecture Assignment 8

Due at the start of class, Monday, March 25.

Please submit answers to these questions either as a hard copy (typeset or handwritten are OK) or by email to terescoj AT by the start of class. Please use a clear subject line when submitting by email (e.g., CSC 507 Lecture Assignment 8, Joe Student). We will discuss these questions at the start of class, so no late submissions are accepted.

The readings for next class are Sommerville Chapter 9. Also see the Chapter 9 presentations on the text's site.

No real "speaker summary" this week, but some of the questions are related to what I have to say.

  1. Sommerville Exercise 9.2 (4 points).
  2. Sommerville Exercise 9.9 (4 points).
  3. Briefly describe the pros and cons of a strict organizational software style guidelines (5 points).
  4. Describe the importance of maintaining a thorough test suite for a software project. (5 points)