"...novices and those who simply feel unclear about the big picture in software engineering should definitely put an order in for this book straight away" -- Application Development Adviser, December 2000
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From the Back Cover
Software Engineering: Principles and Practice
challenges the reader to appreciate the issues, design trade-offsand teamwork required for successful software development. This newedition has been brought fully up to date, with complete coverageof all aspects of the software lifecycle and a strong focus on allthe skills needed to carry out software projects on time and withinbudget. Highlights of the third edition include:
- Fully updated chapters on requirements engineering and softwarearchitecture.
- New chapters on component-based software engineering, serviceorientation and global software development.
- Extensive coverage of the human and social aspects of softwaredevelopment.
- Balanced coverage of both traditional, heavyweight developmentand agile, lightweight development approaches such as ExtremeProgramming (XP).
Written to support both introductory and advanced softwareengineering courses, this book is invaluable for everyone insoftware development and maintenance who wants an accessibleaccount of the problems incurred in large-scale softwaredevelopment and the proposed solutions. A companion website withadditional resources for students and instructors can be found atwww.wileyeurope.com/college/van vliet