Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Due date for Assignment #1 pushed back by two days

The due date for Assignment #1 has been pushed back by two days, i.e., it will be due on Friday, October 5th. However, you are strongly encouraged to finish before the deadline, to leave time to prepare for the midterm the week after.

Updated input data for Assignment #1 (take 2)

Unfortunately, in trying to shield you from the ugliness of real data we have fallen victim to it ourselves. As such, we had to update once again the input data file for assignment #1. The updated set was posted at Only the .txt files were changed, slightly.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Perl Quiz in class on Tuesday, Oct 2nd

There will be a short (<15 min), in-class quiz on Tuesday, October 2nd (on Perl). You will have internet access during the quiz and will be able to look up online references and class notes during the quiz. Please make sure to arrive on time.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Updated input data for Assignment #1

The input data file for assignment #1 has been corrected (to account for some minor inconsistencies between the raw input files and the processed data) and was posted at

Friday, September 21, 2012

Assignment #1 (Perl) posted

The first assignment, on Perl, has been posted in The assignment is due on October 3rd, before midnight.

Test assignment posted

The test assignment has been posted under Assignments ( This is required by all, in order to make sure you are comfortable with the submission interface.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Fall 2012 web site is up and running

The web site for the Fall 2012 incarnation of the CS 1520 / CoE 1520, Programming Languages for Web Applications, is up and running at