Prescriptive software development life cycles

Prescriptive software development life cycles

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The term software applies to computer programs, procedures, and documentation and data pertaining to the operation of a computer system. It is a product of the human manufacture. However, it's different from all other kinds of product manufactured by humans because of a few peculiarities. In the remaining part of the chapter, the most relevant software development strategies and prescriptive development process models are presented.

Chapter Contents:

  • 12.1 Software as a product
  • 12.2 Software development strategies
  • 12.3 Waterfall models
  • 12.3.1 The waterfall
  • 12.3.2 The V-model
  • 12.4 Evolutionary models
  • 12.4.1 Prototype models
  • 12.4.2 The incremental model
  • 12.4.3 The spiral model
  • 12.5 Choosing the best software development model

Inspec keywords: software engineering

Other keywords: computer programs; prescriptive software development life cycles; prescriptive development process models; computer system; software development strategies

Subjects: Software engineering techniques

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