Posts Tagged: software

I hate it. You change something and you can’t tell if your change broke something in the system. If you’re lucky, you did not break anything. Or nobody noticed it. Next to that, on the same scale of luck, the potential bugs are found in the manual testing phase. But often there is no time to do all the regression testing by hand. It will take days and days, and the change you made looked so insignificant. It should go live. What could possibly go wrong?. Then it happens. You’re live, your changes work, but… Read Article →

This is the first post, of more to come, about my thesis and the software quality model I have developed. First I will explain in what context my thesis is placed. This post will focus on decisions made to actually form a ‘new’ model (actually, derived from…). For my thesis I have investigated how to improve quality of a software product. The first step was to choose one of the five perspectives on quality, given by Garvin (see here for more information). The product based perspective is chosen for scoping reasons. With that perspective in… Read Article →

For my thesis (Software Quality) I am currently figuring out how to choose a proper Software Quality Model in order to lay down the foundation of a Software Quality Definition for the project I am working on. For now I have choosen this approach, and I’d like to hear from others how they (would) have tackled this problem. It is good to know that I have narrowed down what “Software Quality” is. I’ll be focussing on the product (Garvin, Gosby) quality and the targetted audience are Software Engineers. At first I will determine what kind… Read Article →

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