187.323 End User Programming
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2017S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

Definition - what is End User Programming (EUP), End User Development (EUD) and related ideas and why is it that important. An overview is given over different fields of application of EUP and different user-groups. Examples for interesting EUP techniques,  Being able to - evaluate opportunities, limits, risks of end user Programming - design corresponding projects - design infrastructures (technical/social) Have practical experiences with such End User Programming. End User Programming und Testing.

Subject of course

Aims and Approaches towards End User Programming (EUP), short history of this research field. EUP - which persons program as End users and what are their aims. What is the difference to "normal" programming Opportunities & risks, Examples EUP (e.g., spreadsheets and databases as as EUP, MasUPS, BI), infrastructures, management of versions and quality. Reuse, Security, Facilitate qualification and networking of Users. End User Programming and Testing. 


A first reading: Ko, A.J., et al., The state of the art in end-user software engineering. ACM Comput. Surv., 2011. 43(3): p. 1-44.

Further Literature will be part of the course

Additional information

15h Lecture
15h Exercises and presentation of Homework
30h Homework
20h Final project

80h in Total




Course dates

Tue17:00 - 18:0014.03.2017Hörsaal 14 Kick Off
Mon17:00 - 21:3003.04.2017Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Block I
Mon17:00 - 21:3008.05.2017Sem.R. DB gelb 05 A Block II
Mon17:00 - 21:3029.05.2017Seminarraum 212-232 - mündl. Prüfung BI Block III
Tue17:00 - 21:3013.06.2017Hörsaal 14 Block IV
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Ongoing work in the course
Excersises & Homework
Final project

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
28.01.2017 00:00 26.04.2017 20:00

Registration modalities:

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No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic programming skills