CS371p Spring 2021: Michael Liu
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Houston, TX.
What high school did you attend?
I attended Seven Lakes High School.
What was your favorite extracurricular activity in high school?
My favorite extracurricular activity in high school was football.
Why did you come to UT?
I came to UT because it’s a good school.
Why are you majoring in CS?
I’m majoring in CS because I like computer science.
Why are you in this class?
I’m in this class because I took SWE last semester and I really like Professor Downing.
What are your expectations of this class?
I expect to learn C++.
How much C++ do you already know?
I only know the C++ we learned in OS.
How did you like the two lectures?
They were informative.
How did you feel about the cold calling?
I personally don’t like cold calling however I understand that its a useful mechanic to maintain class engagement.
What made you happy this week?
I’m happy to be back in school and with my friends.
What’s your pick-of-the-week or tip-of-the-week?
My tip of the week is that when coding, TTD (test driven development) — writing the tests first then writing the code in order to pass the tests — can be a very useful practice to improve code quality.