Today, One of my colleague and I have a debate about "Should we put the specification documents in source control system such as SVN?". In my opinion, It should be. Everything relate to developing ...
How do you handle incomplete feature requests, when the ones asking for the feature cannot possibly write a complete request? Consider an imaginary situation. You are a tech lead working on a piece ...
I am going to start a little side project very soon, but this time i want to do not just the little UML domain model and case diagrams i often do before programming, i thought about making a full ...
We are currently writing functional and technical specifications in a two column format; summary sentence and technical detail. The details often refer to an appendix with diagrams, layout designs ...
Where can I learn and understand the complete workings of HTTP headers, so I can implement my own? [closed]
I am looking to learn how to properly use, and implement, HTTP headers. What is the best resource or set of guidelines that I can use? ( especially ranges to detect download managers, etc) ?
I'm working on a project where our dev team gets the specifications from the business part of the company. Both the business management and the IT management require estimates and deadline ...
I simply cannot imagine writing software without a spec. No matter how sketchy or high level it is, spec is important to explain to the clueless programmers on what are the functionalities of the ...
My team and I develop software that our customers will use to interact with their customers. Additionally, we also eat our own dogfood and use the software ourselves to interact with our customers. ...
So I just read some fabulous articles by Joel on specs here. (Was written in 2000!!) I read all 4 parts, but Im looking for some methodical approaches to writing my specs. Im the only lonely dev, ...
I am planning to implement an official Java specification in a different programming language. Would this be a copyright violation? Hypothetical examples: a JMX "wrapper" library for C++ which can ...
My question is: How can you verify the users' requirements early in the software creation process? I show the user specifications, prototypes, demos... but still users forget to share some ...
While trying to answer questions on SO site (particularly C++ questions) I find that most of the times one person or the other includes a quote from the standard. I myself have hardly read the ...
I want to explain why the specification must not be changed during development period to the new planning department employee.
As I've written about in other questions here, the project that I'm working on now has no software process. That means no documentation (including hard copy requirements or specification), no source ...