Code reviews and software inspections have existed for a long time in the software engineering world. They have been however only adopted by a minority of software development projects. Programmers have always been reluctant to submit their code to the criticism of their peer. The pair programming technique promoted by the Agile approaches has faced […]
“In the last decade, the software development community has strived to build software the “right” way, focusing on technical practices and ideas to ensure high-quality results. But building the product right and building the right product are two different things. We need to do both in order to succeed.
The Java User Group Lausanne (JUGL) organized last week an evening where Java quality analysis tools were compared side-by-side, analyzing the same open source project. More than 100 participants came to watch the presentations done by * Coverity * Headway Software * Parasoft * Sonar * XDepend
I am currently reading the excellent book “Managing Software Debt – Building for Inevitable Change” written by Chris Sterling. The book deals with the debt that created at every stage of software development. In its introduction, the book offers an interesting list of the software quality attributes. Even if the author does not claim for […]