Appendix B. PBE and Other Development Approaches

This appendix discusses how PBE relates to other available development practices, including asset-based development, model-driven development, Model-Driven Architecture, and software factories.

Asset-Based Development

As introduced in Chapter 1, there is a strong connection between PBE and asset-based development (ABD). ABD is focused on how to leverage investments made in software artifacts in future projects. These investments cover a wide range of artifacts, from requirements, to models, code, tests, even deployment scripts. ABD includes four major areas—process, standards, tooling, and assets—all of which are focused on how you can successfully reuse and benefit from the investments that ...

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