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DPS909 & OSD600 Fall 2019

Revision as of 13:31, 25 September 2019 by David.humphrey (talk | contribs) (Week 4)

Week 1

  • Course introduction
  • Labs
    • Weekly labs, typically done in class
    • Labs are due on the Friday of the week they are assigned by midnight
    • Marked using Pass/Fail scheme
    • All labs must be completed to pass the course
    • Lab 1 is available now
  • Releases
    • 4 releases, some with multiple bugs/PRs required, including participating in Hacktoberfest 2019
    • Due Dates: Sept 20, Oct 31, Nov 20, Dec 6
    • Chance to work on real code, real projects
    • Big learning curve, lots of time required
    • Amazing chance to gain experience, network, build your skills and resume
    • Work with new and emerging technologies, gain exposure to tech outside the classroom
  • Discussion/Readings
    • Copyright (Copyright in Canada video)
      • IANAL
      • Who created it, "owns" it.
      • Set of exclusive rights granted to the work's creator
      • "The right to copy," to produce or reproduce a work or substantial portion thereof
      • Copyright is automatic when a work is created, you don't have to register it.
      • Copyright in Canada
      • Copyright Guide
      • In a software project, there can be many copyright holders (e.g., many contributors), or all contributors may assign their copyright to the project (e.g., CLA, which we'll cover later)

Week 2

  • Licenses
    • Rights, privileges, responsibilities, etc. applicable to someone other than the work's creator
    • "Terms and Conditions"
    • These must be granted by a copyright holder

Week 3

  • Introducing git and GitHub
    • Content Addressable Filesystem and Snapshots
    • Distributed: Local vs. Remote development
    • .git directory
    • Content Integrity, SHAs (Secure Hash Algorithm)
      • git init
      • echo 'test content' | git hash-object -w --stdin
      • ls .git/objects
      • git cat-file -p d670460b4b4aece5915caf5c68d12f560a9fe3e4
    • Blobs, Trees, and Commits
    • Branches, master
    • Working Directory, Staging Area, Repository
    • What do these commands really do?
      • git clone url-to-git-repo
      • git add file.txt
      • git status
      • git rm file.txt
      • git commit -m "Added file.txt"
    • Remotes, origin, upstream

Week 4