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How to organize software document for the same application supporing both iOS and Android

I have to write software project documentation for an application which will support both iOS and Android. Each platform has its specific features and the mobile app design and requirements are almost ...
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How to consider the login function collecting requirements of an application? is it a user requirement?

I am working on an application that expected to the user logs in when the application is started (as for example it is in Skype: the user open the application and appear to him a login mask when he ...
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Tender vs. Requirements vs. Solution Design

Conventionally, which of the above documents is deemed to hold the most weight when it comes to system acceptance? I recently had a conversation along these lines: It was argued that the initial ...
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Are there elements common to nearly every SRS?

An SRS is a staple of any serious contract work, and it can be incredibly dull for those who've never had the misfortune of needing to read one through in one go. I'm writing a series of document ...
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Software Requirement Specification documentation by professionals

I just wanted to know what is the significance of SRS(Software Requirement Specification) in programming? and what are the techniques used in preparation of an SRS .. also who writes the SRS.. is it ...
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Are there differences between Functionality and Functional Requirements

I'm writing some documentation in a project in a tool. In this tool of mine, and write in specific area, I have here use Case, Business Rule, N-Diagram Types, and Functionality and Functional ...
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Formalizing a requirements spec written in narrative English

I have a fairly technical functionality requirements spec, expressed in English prose, produced by my project manager. It is structured as a collection of UI tabs, where the requirements for each tab ...
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Is a functional spec a part of the System requirement spec?

I wonder, sources like wikipedia or templates I found shows that Functional spec is a part of System requirement documents. I always thought that SRD is just overall decsription of the system, with ...
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What standard superseded 830-1998?

I have been looking into how to document software projects more formally, and I have learned about IEEE 830-1998: Recommended Practice for Software Requirements Specifications. However, as you can ...
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Is it a good idea to write requirements specifications by stories?

We're using agile methods in my current project at the moment, and we have heaps of stories like these: As an assistant, I want to pay a customer a refund so that they can get some money when they ...
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Are High Level Design and Low Level Design documents needed to follow Agile development process?

Our team is developing a project using an Agile development process. All of our requirements are converted into product backlog items and task are broken down based on that. One of my team member ...
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How do I write a specification? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how do I write a functional specification quickly and efficiently With so many projects changing halfway - and clients assuming much can be changed at no additional cost ...
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How are minimum system requirements determined?

We've all seen countless examples of software that ships with "minimum system requirements" like the following: Windows XP/Vista/7 1GB RAM 200 MB Storage How are these generally determined? ...
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Why bother differentiating between functional and nonfunctional requirements?

I understand the difference between the two, but I get questioned by my colleagues of the benefit of labeling requirements as functional or nonfunctional (or transitional). Why bother to do so? He ...
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What is the definition of user classes, with respect to software use?

I'm writing the Software Requirement Specification document for a piece of software that I am developing. A part of the SRS is the identification of the user class. Can somebody please give or refer ...
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Documents of requirement specification

I need to work with IT projects in system or web development in order to improve my skills by following the requirement specification. Is there any available requirement specfication to download in ...
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using a wiki for requirements

I'm looking into ways of improving requirements management. Currently, we have a Word document published on a Web site. Unfortunately, we cannot (to my knowledge) look at changes from one revision ...
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how can we improve documentation of project

We are planning to develop a database api for our project. I want to know how can we improve our documentation. The Current Structure of a document is : Introduction : Database Objects :List Each ...
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Writing a Software Requirement Specification

I have a few questions about writing a specification and they are: When we write a software specification, under the topic "User requirements definition" we have to specify the "Functions" and ...