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Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering

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Book Details:

Publisher:Addison-Wesley Professional
Series: Addison Wesley
Author:Robert L. Glass
Edition:1
ISBN-10:0321117425
ISBN-13:9780321117427
Pages:224
Published:Nov 07 2002
Posted:Nov 19 2014
Language:English
Book format:PDF
Book size:0.9 MB

Book Description:

The practice of building software is a 'new kid on the block' technology. Though it may not seem this way for those who have been in the field for most of their careers, in the overall scheme of professions, software builders are relative 'newbies.' In the short history of the software field, a lot of facts have been identified, and a lot of fallacies promulgated. Those facts and fallacies are what this book is about. There's a problem with those factsand, as you might imagine, those fallacies. Many of these fundamentally important facts are learned by a software engineer, but over the short lifespan of the software field, all too many of them have been forgotten. While reading Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering , you may experience moments of 'Oh, yes, I had forgotten that,' alongside some 'Is that really true?' thoughts. The author of this book doesn't shy away from controversy. In fact, each of the facts and fallacies is accompanied by a discussion of whatever controversy envelops it. You may find yourself agreeing with a lot of the facts and fallacies, yet emotionally disturbed by a few of them! Whether you agree or disagree, you will learn why the author has been called 'the premier curmudgeon of software practice.' These facts and fallacies are fundamental to the software building fieldforget or neglect them at your peril!

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