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Code Craft by Pete Goodliffe

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Enough, Already!

If you've read this far and haven't gotten bored yet, then you're doing well. Finally, and perhaps more importantly, what are the key points to draw from all this? A software craftsman has a good working understanding of development processes and programming styles, but anyone can get this from the right books. How do we apply this stuff usefully to our work? How can it improve our skill set?

All of these processes share some common threads. The phases described in "STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT" on page 428 are present in each. The processes really only differ in the length and relative positioning of these stages. Each activity is vital to the production of good-quality software. The better processes ensure that testing is not left as ...

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