Design Concepts in Software Engineering: Types & Examples


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In software design concepts, we use _____ as the solution to recurring problems.

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1. Refactoring, data hiding, and abstraction are three principles of what is known as _____ design.

2. The process of checking the software code for issues and changing it without changing the external behavior of the program is called _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use of this five-question quiz and worksheet is a fast way to assess what you know about software design concepts. Among other details, you should be familiar with the process that involves checking software code for problems and making changes without changing the program's external behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The solution for recurring software design problems
  • Refactoring, data hiding, and abstraction
  • Changing software code without changing external behavior
  • The main benefit of data hiding
  • A workaround to define how components will interact with software

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about principles that involve refactoring, data hiding, and abstraction
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a benefit of data hiding and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on design concepts in software engineering, such as the use of a workaround method to define how each component interacts with software

Additional Learning

You can learn even more about this topic by studying the lesson titled Design Concepts in Software Engineering: Types & Examples. Here's a quick look at topics covered:

  • Principles in the design model in object-oriented programming
  • How to define 'separation of concerns'
  • What's involved in abstraction