Software Engineering: Concepts and Applications is designed to be a readable, practical guide for software engineering students as well as practitioners who are learning software engineering as they practice it. The book presents critical insights and techniques every student heading into thesoftware engineering job market needs to know, and many seasoned software engineers must grasp to be better at their jobs. The subject matter of each chapter is strongly motivated and has clear take-aways that a student is bound to remember and apply. A continuous case study and chapter specificexercises illustrate how each idea relates to the bigger picture and how they can be applied in practice. Common pitfalls and workarounds have also been highlighted.This book presents software engineering not as an amalgamation of dry facts, but as a living and vibrant vocation with great growth potential in the near future. It is endowed with the results and insights from the author's own research, teaching, and industry experience which will help studentseasily understand the concepts and skills that are so vital in the real world of software development.