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Software Engineering: A Methodical Approach by Elvis C. Foster

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CHAPTER 9

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Overview of Software Design

This chapter provides you with an overview of the software design process. It is the first on your experience towards the preparation of the next major deliverable in a software engineering project — the design specification. The chapter proceeds under the following captions:

  • The Software Design Process
  • Design Strategies
  • Architectural Design
  • Interface Design
  • Software Design and Development Standards
  • The Design Specification
  • Summary and Concluding Remarks

9.1 The Software Design Process

Software design is a creative process that is perfected with experience. It cannot be fully learnt from a reading a series ...

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