Chapter 27. How Program Size Affects Construction
Scaling up in software development isn't a simple matter of taking a small project and making each part of it bigger. Suppose you wrote the 25,000-line Gigatron software package in 20 staff-months and found 500 errors in field testing. Suppose Gigatron 1.0 is successful, as is Gigatron 2.0, and you start work on the Gigatron Deluxe, ...