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Software RX: Secrets of Engineering Quality Softwareby R Wilson
Synopses & Reviews
In one neat package, this book brings together information on every aspect of developing quality software. Introduces a phased approach for delivering software quality. Presents the role of reviews and design specifications in optimizing quality. Discusses best quality practices for object-oriented development. Discusses prototypes and acceptance testing. Includes a detailed checklist of best practices. For software engineers, software project managers, designers, and technical software marketing managers.
Book News Annotation:
Recommended as a supplement to both introductory and intermediate software engineering courses, this volume is a collection of personal software practices used by lead engineers, showcasing the practical application for formal engineering methods. Topics include teamwork, the phased approach, design specifications and reviews, and code reviews. No bibliography.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Examines and prescribes the various components necessary for implementing good software engineering practices. The text includes cross-functional communication, response to problems, code quality and structural integrity.
This collection of software engineering essays for software development and test engineering practitioners includes everything from source code assertions to engineering discipline and rigor. Examples are used throughout to give readers a better understanding and feel for many best practices that can be applied to the development, test and release management of software work products.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-197) and index.
Table of Contents
1. Attitude Makes the Difference.
2. The Phased Approach.
3. Code and Design Reviews (Structured Reviews).
4. Design Specifications.
5. Object-Oriented Programming and The Project Team.
6. Prototypes, Specifications and Reviews.
8. Acceptance Test.
10. Checklist for Best Practices.
11. Best-in-Breed Survey Results.
Appendix A: Beta Test and Customer Acceptance Test Checklist.
Appendix B: Ambiguity Reviews.
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