Personal software engineering hot-list for Cameron Laird
Among the topics in software engineering that interest me
I am a big, BIG believer in reviews: reviews of source code,
requirements analyses, design specifications, generation procedures,
Also, my impression is that most organizations will profit from application
of more formal methods; among the ways I've expressed this is a
on a different notion of "cleanroom".
gives a more conventional introduction to cleanroom engineering in
its WWW page.
Anthony Finkelstein produces a
Engineering Newsletter that I want to study more.
Explain RPC projects, ...
Among distributed processing middleware tools, the commercial
product looks like a success to me; it has clear goals, and it
fulfills them intelligently.
Class libraries for RPC work are freely available from
implementation bears on interoperation in interesting ways.
Agents mailing list ...
Electronic Review of Computer Books
How do projects get done now? With
Forth, ... How
will applications be network-savvy, object-oriented, multi-media,
... in the next generation (to the end of the millenium) of
industrial deliveries? I don't know, but I'm educating myself
about a variety of development environments (in the
The Beauty and Power of Unification.
Dick Botting's notes
on SE, and
Software Testing Laboratories'
Eric S. Raymond's luminous
Cathedral and the Bazaar, on "a deliberate test of some
surprising theories about software engineering suggested by
the history of Linux." This reminds me, inevitably, of
Is Better" and
Jonathon Bowen has collected a
library on formal methods.
Joachim Schrod delightfully illustrates his structured approach to
portability, literate programming, high-level implementation,
and other desiderata with this
of one of his small developments.
manual intelligently motivates both the use and the avoidance
of autoconf, imake, ...
Software Engineering Institute
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