Beginning Software Engineering

byRod Stephens

Paperback | March 23, 2015

Beginning Software Engineering by Rod Stephens
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A complete introduction to building robust and reliable software

Beginning Software Engineering demystifies the software engineering methodologies and techniques that professional developers use to design and build robust, efficient, and consistently reliable software. Free of jargon and assuming no previous programming, development, or management experience, this accessible guide explains important concepts and techniques that can be applied to any programming language. Each chapter ends with exercises that let you test your understanding and help you elaborate on the chapter's main concepts. Everything you need to understand waterfall, Sashimi, agile, RAD, Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, and many other development models is inside!

  • Describes in plain English what software engineering is
  • Explains the roles and responsibilities of team members working on a software engineering project
  • Outlines key phases that any software engineering effort must handle to produce applications that are powerful and dependable
  • Details the most popular software development methodologies and explains the different ways they handle critical development tasks
  • Incorporates exercises that expand upon each chapter's main ideas
  • Includes an extensive glossary of software engineering terms
About the author Rod Stephens started out as a mathematician, but while studying at MIT he discovered the joys of computer algorithms and has been programming professionally ever since. The author of more than 30 books, Rod is an award-winning instructor who speaks regularly at programming conferences and user's group meetings. Visit...
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Title:Beginning Software EngineeringFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:480 pages, 9.2 X 7.5 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:480 pages, 9.2 X 7.5 X 1.2 inPublished:March 23, 2015Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1118969146

ISBN - 13:9781118969144

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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