The following page lists references and recommendations which can be useful both in the project and theory part of this course.
Microsoft ProjectMicrosoft Project is probably the most widely used software tool for project planning. If you are interested, there is a limited opportunity to download MS Project for free. Please see the section MSDN Academic Alliance below for download.
Violet UML EditorThe free and simple tool Violet UML Editor is used in the laboratory exercises for drawing UML diagrams. The tool is simple to learn, but it has a number of limitations.
Microsoft Visio and UMLA more advanced alternative is to use Microsoft Visio together with the excellent Stencil and Template package. Using this tool, it is easier to extract nice pictures and the library covers the whole UML 2.0 specification. See section MSDN Academic Alliance for free download.
Free book about Servlets and JavaServer PagesA free online version of the book "Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages", second edition, by Marty Hall and Larry Brown is available on http://pdf.coreservlets.com/.
MySQLIt is now possible to use MySQL as the database within the project. Please take a look at the following page for more information.
Project AccountsHere are some tips and tricks when using the project accounts.
MSDN Academic AllianceAlthough Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project are commercial non free softwares, there is a limited possibility for students registered to courses at IDA to use the MSDN Academic Alliance for free. Please see this faq page for more information. Unfortunately, this page is only available in Swedish. However, here is a google translated version.
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Last updated: 2011-12-02