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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 412: Free/Open Source Computing

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

COMP 251: Introduction to Database Systems or COMP 271: Data Structures: Algorithms and Applications

Description

This course will cover the fundamentals of Free and Open Source software development. Topics to be addressed include licensing, Linux, typical software development tools (e.g. compilers, scripting languages, build tools, and version control software), applications, and techniques for managing remote servers. Students will work on a significant developmentproject involving free and open-source software and learn how to participate in open-source projects effectively.

Loyola

Computer Science Department · Lewis Towers, Suite 520
Water Tower Campus · 820 N. Michigan Avenue · Chicago, Illinois 60611, U.S.A.
Phone: 312.915.7999 · Fax: 312.915.7998 · E-mail: info@cs.luc.edu

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