Software Engineering: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition)

Software Engineering: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition)

By: Hans Van Vliet (author)Paperback

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In-depth coverage of the latest advances in software engineering Aimed at defining inherent problems and providing appropriate solutions when constructing large software systems, the study of software engineering is an essential practice in order to create and maintain successful software development. This new edition shows you how to appreciate the issues, design trade-offs, and teamwork required for successful software development. With a special emphasis placed on the managerial aspects and human factors involved in software projects, this book reflects the changes taking place within software engineering and includes a major update on architecture and the increasingly hybrid character of software engineering. * Offers comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of software engineering as well as revised and updated text on the latest advances in the field, including agile methods, open source, and UML2* Incorporates discussion of commercial off-the-shelf products and open source* Examines the impact of lightweight versus heavyweight methods, paying particular attention to agile approaches* Addresses the globalization of software development and the impact of the Web This new edition is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in software development and maintenance.

About Author

Hans van Vliet has been Professor of Software Engineering at the VU University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands since 1987.


Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. Part I: Software Management. 2. Introduction to Software Engineering Management. 3. The Software Life Cycle Revisited. 4. Configuration Management. 5. People Management and Team Organization. 6. On Managing Software Quality. 7. Cost Estimation. 8. Project Planning and Control. Part II: The Software Life Cycle. 9. Requirements Engineering. 10. Modeling. 11. Software Architecture. 12. Software Design. 13. Software Testing. 14. Software Maintenance. 15. Software Tools. Part III: Advanced Topics. 16. User Interface Design. 17. Software Reusability. 18. Component-Based Software Engineering. 19. Service Orientation. 20. Global Software Development. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470031469
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 740
  • ID: 9780470031469
  • weight: 1406
  • ISBN10: 0470031468
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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