The Leprechauns of Software Engineering download free [PDF and Ebook] by Laurent Bossavit

The Leprechauns of Software Engineering download free [PDF and Ebook] by Laurent Bossavit year 2015
  • Book name: The Leprechauns of Software Engineering
  • Author: Laurent Bossavit
  • Release date: 2015/5/30
  • Publisher: LAURENT BOSSAVIT
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9782954745503
  • Rating: 9.49 of 10
  • Votes: 803
  • Review by: Jolene Easter
  • Review rating: 9.18 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/1
  • Total pages: 196
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The software profession has a problem, widely recognized but which nobody seems willing to do anything about; a variant of the well known ''telephone game,'' where some trivial rumor is repeated from one person to the next until it has become distorted beyond recognition and blown up out of all proportion. Unfortunately, the objects of this telephone game are generally considered cornerstone truths of the discipline, to the point that their acceptance now seems to hinder further progress. This book takes a look at some of those ''ground truths'': the claimed 10x variation in productivity between developers; the ''software crisis''; the cost-of-change curve; the ''cone of uncertainty''; and more. It assesses the real weight of the evidence behind these ideas - and confronts the scary prospect of moving the state of the art forward in a discipline that has had the ground kicked from under it.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H15M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Computing: General
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 37.47 USD
  • Dimensions: 148.08x210.06x11.43mm
  • Weight: 322.05g
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