Questions about the Software Development Life Cycle.

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In which step of a software development life cycle I should design my computing algorithm?

In software design, we usually take care of UML diagrams and architecture design. But in case of a data analysis software, we must pay attention to design algorithms and stuff like that. Consider the ...
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Continuous Delivery: Kanban, SCRUM, or other?

I was wondering if there was an SDLC (software development lifecycle) or methodology (Kanban, SCRUM, waterfall, otherwise, etc.) that was particularly well-suited for continuous delivery systems, and ...
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Not assigning Bugs to a specific user

My question: Is there a benefit to NOT assigning a Bug to a particular developer? Leaving it to the team as-a-whole? Our department has decided to be more Agile by not assigning Bugs/Defects to ...
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The difference between Software Development Life Cycle and System Development Life Cycle

I am reading about software engineering, and I am quite confused about the difference between Software DLC and System DLC. Apart from the hardware, is there other difference?
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what are the practical steps of software development life cycle

I am building a software and trying to learn the typical steps for software life cycle, I am not sure if what I did is correct or enough so I would like to ask for the typical steps you follow during ...
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What does it mean to “promote” a file?

I hear this term around the office, and know it's relevant to software development lifecycle. What does "promote" mean? Context: e.g. to promote a file.
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Best development model for novice game developers [closed]

A small group of friends (including myself) decided to develop a simple 2D game. We are all fairly new to software development, so I wanted to ask which software development model would likely work ...
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Maintenance model for external artifacts

When we think about maintaining a software solution holistically, we have to think about things like non-code change control and configuration management, in addition to the actual source code. For ...
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Development environment to manage multiple Oracle databases

I am in an enterprise environment where we have applications that need to run against multiple Oracle databases. Developers may need to manage multiple vintages of these databases to support ...
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How to make sure the application source code has a proper documentation for new programmers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much documentation is enough? Do you know how the big IT company like IBM, Microsoft, or google make sure their application source code has proper documentation for ...
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Parallel Testing options in Agile Development?

I've read through some very good resources on the internet trying to find out if my initial proposed testing process is a valid option. So please any advice or recommendations are appreciated. ...
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SDLC approach for small size projects

For small size projects, is it worth following the SDLC? is SCRUM/agile development a better approach? Edit: The project I have in mind is a small change but it will affect multiple layers/parts of ...
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Differences between software testing processes and techniques?

I get confused between these terms. For example, should unit testing be listed as a software testing process or technique? I think unit testing is a software testing technique. And how about Test ...
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Is performing a Waterfall every 2 weeks considered agile development?

I've been wondering if one can still classify a Waterfall type development approach, where the length of the waterfall cycle is 1-2 weeks, as Agile.
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Is SCRUM Methodology a good technique to go with in crucial deadline project?

I am just join a firm and they are working in a (their called) SCRUM methodology, They have very sharp deadline and the project development doesnt seems to have any direction or neither it is looking ...
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What are some good Software Engineering books for people who didn't formally study Computer Science or Software Engineering? [closed]

I'm a graduate in the electronic & telecommunication field, but working in a software company. I want to continue in this field and going for Masters in it. Can you recommend me some of the best ...
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Work Item Traceability in TFS 2010

I have created a Windows Form project (VS solution) under a TFS 2010 project. I may eventually add more solutions to the TFS project. My question: Can we create a Use Case WIT for a specific solution ...
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What Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) methodology or methodologies are used by Google?

Does anyone know or have information about which Software Development Life Cycle methodologies are used by Google?
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How often do you review and validate your practices/process?

We currently drive changes to our process through the following mechanisms: Weekly wrap-up meeting Project postmortem We discuss what isn't working, what is working, etc. I use these settings to ...
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Difference Between Software Development and Production?

In a typical SDLC there isn't much mention of the word production or development or the distinction between the two.These seem more of a real time , industrial driven concepts . I have come across ...
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In a software engineering view, what are all the steps in a state of the art SDLC that I can do? [closed]

In an hypothetic situation of a company that have infinite resources (time/budget) to develop a product. can someone list me ALL possible steps that are required in my system development life cycle ...
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Question about SDLC. How to answer this?

I have seen this asked many times in job interviews but I am still not sure how to answer this. I am a web developer for quite some time but I still have problem with explaining OOP and SDLC (Familiar ...
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During software development, which development phase matters most to the programmer?

What does a programmer need to pay attention to during the development of software? For example, some software can not be finished within the time constraints, others cannot meet the requirements of ...
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OOP oriented PHP app source code samples and advice

The day I have been dreading has arrived. I never felt OOP or good software design was important(I knew they were important, but I thought I could manage without them.). However having read otherwise ...
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Where do I start to learn systems analysis?

Though I learned Systems Analysis in college, I feel like I am out of date. All I really remember is certain aspects of the SDLC which I realize is a little passé. I've been on the implementation end ...
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Feasibility Study Format on SDLC [closed]

Is there a specific format for a feasibility study in SDLC? If so, do you know any sources where I can find more information about this? or can you show me at least an outline of what it should ...