Taming Wild Software Schedules
By (author) Steve McConnell
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Rapid Development by Steve McConnell
Book DescriptionCorporate and commercial software-development teams all want solutions for one important problem-how to get their high-pressure development schedules under control. In RAPID DEVELOPMENT, author Steve McConnell addresses that concern head-on with overall strategies, specific best practices, and valuable tips that help shrink and control development schedules and keep projects moving. Inside, you'll find: * A rapid-development strategy that can be applied to any project and the best practices to make that strategy work * Candid discussions of great and not-so-great rapid-development practices-estimation, prototyping, forced overtime, motivation, teamwork, rapid-development languages, risk management, and many others * A list of classic mistakes to avoid for rapid-development projects, including creeping requirements, shortchanged quality, and silver-bullet syndrome * Case studies that vividly illustrate what can go wrong, what can go right, and how to tell which direction your project is going * RAPID DEVELOPMENT is the real-world guide to more efficient applications development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781556159008
(234mm x 188mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Steve McConnell
Code Complete, Paperback (June 2004)
Whether you're a new developer seeking a sound introduction to the practice of software development or a veteran exploring strategic new approaches to problem solving, you'll find a wealth of practical suggestions and methods for strengthening your skills.
Software Project Survival Guide, Paperback (May 1997)» View all books by Steve McConnell
The author of the classics "Code Complete" and "Rapid Development" throws a lifeline to the industry's huge and indispensable population of rookie managers and technical leads. This book is a roadmap to how an effective software project works--understandable even for those with limited project experience.
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Author Biography - Steve McConnell
Steve McConnell is recognized as one of the premier authors and voices in the development community. He is Chief Software Engineer of Construx Software and was the lead developer of Construx Estimate and of SPC Estimate Professional, winner of Software Development magazine's Productivity Award. He is the author of several books, including Code Complete and Rapid Development, both honored with Software Development magazine's Jolt Award.
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