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Intro To Software Development 300 (TSD300)

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The Course:

Introduction to Software development aims to introduce students to the world of game-making. Students will investigate, design, produce and evaluate their own game. The platform for building their game will be GameMaker. This is a software that has a freeware licence and can be used on an individual netbook or a home computer. Throughout the process students will learn fundamental coding principles that are transferrable to many progamming languages. All elements of the game will be created such as backgrounds/maps, characters and features.

Networks and the various types of hardware that exist in these networks is a core theory component of the subject. Students will learn the about the hardware and the specific use of these hardware. This encompasses wired, wireless and mobile networks.

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Special considerations

Completing the 8/9 Software Development will give you a great lead into year 10 Computer Programming or App Design. It will provide you with an understanding of some core knowledge and skills. It is not compulsory to have completed 8/9 Software Development to access any of year 10 IT subjects.

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Materials required

Netbook & USB 

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Mr Cosstick

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