The development process

Developers are typically given clear instructions about the required modifications from the solution architects and business analysts. For example, a new field should be added to the Contact business component and the Contact Form Applet should expose the new field as a new textbox control.

When implementing the preceding example and during all other development cycles, the developer has to adhere to a process that can be depicted as follows:

The development process

In the following sections, we will refer to the preceding example while we discuss each of the process steps in detail.

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