Course Explorer Released, Bugs Known

Nov 14 2010

Coursetree 1.0



  • All of the courses in the course calendar, categorized by department
  • Displays course title and description
  • Color codes for the time of the year a course is offered
  • Less clicks to look up information on a course
  • Draws prerequisite diagram
  • Nodes can be toggled to show an alternative list of prerequisites


  • Some courses were rejected by the scraper
  • Some courses are missing prerequisites, possibly a parsing issue
  • Due to the above two bugs, some prerequisites won’t show
  • Some nodes at the bottom of the prerequisite tree appear to be transparent

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