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Designing the Requirements: Building Applications that the User Wants and Needs by Chris Britton

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Context-Driven Design

This book is about how to design IT applications. I have written the book because I want to persuade people to design differently. In particular, I want to change application design by

• Basing it on the recognition that you don’t gather your IT application requirements, you design them

• Making it more like an engineering discipline, in particular, by analyzing designs and looking for flaws before implementation

• Ensuring that the application works with other applications that exist or are in development to create a coherent IT architecture

This book is about how you think about application design and how you analyze designs. It says little about how to structure your development team, how you ...

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