WIT Press


Experiences With Quality On A Recent Software Development Project

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM930281

Volume

4

Pages

10

Published

1993

Size

957 kb

Author(s)

C. Moxey

Abstract

Experiences with quality on a recent software development project C. Moxey Project Programmer, CICS Development, IBM United Kingdom Laboratories Ltd. Hursley Park, Winchester, Hampshire, UK ABSTRACT This paper discusses some aspects of the development process used in a recent project on IBM's CICS/ESA transaction processing product, from the perspective of a member of the development team, with some reflections on why it is felt that this produced a high quality result. Although the process that was used broadly followed the standard CICS/ESA development process - with, for example, inspections at all stages - the project had a number of special considerations: - we had to be satisfied with the correctness of the design and implementation within a concurrent environment - good performance was of paramount importance - a proportion of the code used authorized system services, and this could not be allowed to compromise the integrity of t

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