COMP 3710: Vocational Languages

Students and data processing professionals, with a good knowledge in at least one modern high- level programming language, who intend to learn other languages currently in vogue.

Prerequisites:  COMP 2002 or the former COMP 2711

Availability: ⚠ This course is not planned to be offered in the near future.

Course Objectives

This course is intended to provide students with a working knowledge of a variety of high-level programming languages. When given a wide range of languages with which to solve a particular problem, the student will be able to choose the most appropriate language for implementing the solution. Emphasis will be on the general semantic characteristics and the underlying decisions implicit in the design and implementation of these languages.

Representative Workload
  • Assignments 20%
  • In-class Exam 30%
  • Final Exam 50%
Representative Course Outline
  • Overview of a selection of languages (normally three)

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