Monthly Archives: February 2010

Use-Cases Part 2: What Use-Cases Are For (The history, present and future of use-cases)

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the “waterfall” software development model, which had been around (with that name) since the 1970s (see, for example, Boehm, B.W. Software engineering. IEEE 7~ans Comput. C-25, (1976), 1226-1241) was starting to be progressively … Continue reading

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The answer to the quiz in episode 7 of C++ for the self-taught

I know you must have been aching for the response to the quiz from three weeks ago. If you haven’t thought of your own answer yet, go back to the code and have another look. Try running it through a … Continue reading

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Use-Cases Part 1: Introduction & Ingredients

In the “C++ for the self-taught” series, we’re about to embark on a new project. In order to describe that project and in order to figure out what we want the result of that project will be, we will be … Continue reading

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