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Author Bain, Scott L.

Title Emergent design : the evolutionary nature of professional software development / Scott L. Bain.

Imprint Upper Saddle River, NJ : Addison-Wesley, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    005.1 BAI    Available
Description xxxi, 411 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Net Objectives product development series
Net Objectives product development series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-394) and index.
Contents Software as a profession -- Out of the closet, off to the moon -- The nature of software development -- Evolution in code: stage 1 -- Using and discovering patterns -- Building a pyramid -- Paying attention to qualities and pathologies -- Paying attention to principles and wisdom -- Paying attention to practices -- Paying attention to disciplines: unit testing -- Paying attention to disciplines: refactoring -- Test-driven development -- Patterns and forces -- Emergent design: a case study -- A conclusion: 2020 -- Appendix A: Evolutionary paths -- Appendix B: Overview of patterns used in the examples -- Appendix C: The principle of the useful illusion.
Subject Computer software -- Development.
Computer software -- Development -- Vocational guidance.
ISBN 9780321509369 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $49.99
0321509366 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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