To outline the best practices for writing high quality methods, expressions, variables, arrays, loops, and if statements, and to describe recommended practices for writing readable code
Writing readable code - recognize techniques for enhancing program readability in a given scenario. Documenting code - determine an appropriate comment for a given piece of code. Evaluating code for readability - recognize code readability standards. Writing good lines of code - recognize breaches of best practice guidelines for writing expressions and ordering lines of code. Variables and types - recognize whether given examples comply with best practice guidelines for using types, arrays, variables, and alternatives to hard-coded values. Structured flow-control - recognize whether given examples comply with well-structured flow-control best practice guidelines. Writing well-structured code - determine suitable structuring solutions to improve given code examples. Building good methods - recognize ways to improve a given method. Handling arguments and return values - recognize if given examples comply with best practice guidelines on handling arguments and return values. Exceptions - recognize examples that comply with best practice guidelines for using exceptions. Writing well-structured methods - evaluate given method samples for their adherence to best practice guidelines.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.