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Facts and fallacies of software engineering

by Robert L. Glass

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Published by Addison-Wesley in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Software engineering

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert L. Glass.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.758 .G52 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 195 p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15550234M
    ISBN 100321117425
    LC Control Number2002027930
    OCLC/WorldCa50273015

    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.4/5(30). Get free shipping on Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering ISBN from TextbookRush at a great price and get free shipping on orders over $35!

    Designed for use in the classroom, the author's mission is to teach newcomers to the field the fundamental facts of software engineering and point out fallacies in the thinking of both practitioners and theorists. A distillation of Glass's half century of software experience, the book offers a personal, somewhat biased, look at the field that may actually be more helpful to people who have. Whereas studying Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering, chances are you’ll expertise moments of “Oh, sure, I had forgotten that,” alongside some “Is that basically true?” ideas. The writer of this book doesn’t draw back from controversy.

      Having this book on my shelf for quite some time now, I finally decided to to make my way through reading Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering written by Robert L. the title already implies, this well-established author lays down 55 facts and 10 fallacies about software engineering based on his half a century experience in the field. Software Engineering: Facts and Fallacies. The best advice I can give you is to read any of Bob Glass' earlier books concerning software disasters. For those of you who wish to follow the advice contained herein, you too are following a well-trod path. However this path is .


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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 facts–and, as you might imagine, those fallacies.

Many of these fundamentally important facts are learned by a software engineer. Those facts and fallacies are what this book is about. There's a problem with those facts—and, 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.

Those facts and fallacies are what this book is about. There's a problem with those facts–and, as you might imagine, those fallacies. Many of these fundamentally important facts are learned by a 4/5(6). Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering Robert L. Glass is an odd duck. His writing is at the same time strongly opinionated and calmly easygoing.

He adamantly argues for each of his observations as 55 facts, with 10 fallacies thrown in at the end, but his discussion of each one is quite : Sam Koblenski.

A book by Robert L. Glass "This title offers 55 facts (and ten fallacies) that explore why software projects fail or succeed. Each fact is supported by insightful discussion and detailed references. The book identifies many of the key problems hampering success in the field of software engineering.

Robert L. Glass is the author of Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering ( avg rating, ratings, 41 reviews, published ), Software Creativ /5. Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering is divided into 55 facts and 10 fallacies.

Each fact and fallacy is presented in the same way. There is a headline/slogan that summarizes it, usually one or two pages of Discussion giving more details, then a Controversy section describing what (if anything) people disagree about and finally Sources and References.4/5(36).

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 facts–and, as you might imagine, those fallacies.4/5(31).

Those facts and fallacies are what this book is about. There’s a problem with those facts–and, 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.

Simply reciting the various facts and fallacies feels like a zen koan to software engineering. Even without any of the background discussion and explanation in the book, it's therapeutic to ponder the brief one sentence summaries presented in the table of contents.

Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering by Robert L. Glass is a fascinating little change of pace that I just finished reading. It was written by an academic-type (i.e. he may have a beard that he rubs while he talks) who also worked in the commercial the-code-has-to-work world.

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There\'s a problem with those factsand, as you might imagine, those fallacies. Many of these fundamentally important facts are learned by a. Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering, the latest book from prolific author and software practitioner Robert Glass, is divided into two sections: the first section presents 55 facts culled from Glass's 45 years in the software field; the second section contains 10 fallacies that Glass says he couldn't resist skewering.

The book is a very easy read and well separated into various facts and fallacies. So, you can read one-two facts at a time. It is also a great example in the software field to be able to understand the software much better since the author is knowledgeable quite a bit in the area.

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