Flexible, Reliable Software

Flexible, Reliable Software

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Flexible, Reliable Software: Using Patterns and Agile Development guides students through the software development process. By describing practical stories, explaining the design and programming process in detail, and using projects as a learning context, the text helps readers understand why a given technique is required and why techniques must be combined to overcome the challenges facing software developers. The presentation is pedagogically organized as a realistic development story in which customer requests require introducing new techniques to combat ever-increasing software complexity. After an overview and introduction of basic terminology, the book presents the core practices, concepts, tools, and analytic skills for designing flexible and reliable software, including test-driven development, refactoring, design patterns, test doubles, and responsibility driven and compositional design. It then provides a collection of design patterns leading to a thorough discussion of frameworks, exemplified by a graphical user interface frramework (MiniDraw). The author also discusses the important topics of configuration management and systematic testing. In the last chapter, projects lead students to design and implement their own frameworks, resulting in a reliable and usable implementation of a large and complex software system complete with a graphical user interface. This text teaches how to design, program, and maintain flexible and reliable software. Installation guides, source code for the examples, exercises, and projects can be found on the authora€™s website.For instance a person can be a teacher or a student and by inheriting from the Person class all methods are inherited aquot;for freeaquot;: getNameQ, getAge(), etc. ... university management system that handles all the universitya#39;s associated persons (that is both teachers and students). ... How must the above class diagram be changed in order to fully model that a person can be both a student as well as a teacher?

Title:Flexible, Reliable Software
Author:Henrik B. Christensen
Publisher:CRC Press - 2011-06-21


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming