Other topics covered in this software engineering course include:
How to form, organize and manage small programming teams
Introduction to design patterns: what they are and how to recognize opportunities to apply them
Using Rails for more advanced features like third-party authentication and elegantly expressing design patterns that arise frequently in SaaS
There will be three homework assignments: two programming assignments and one assignment about operations/deployment. There will also be several short quizzes. The videos and homework assignments used in this offering of the course were revised in October 2013.