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Agrawal, Jagdish

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- 10 of 21 reviews

  Component software
Szyperski C.,  ACM Press/Addison-Wesley Publ. Co., New York, NY, 1998.Type: Book (9780201178883)

While the software industry is looking forward to benefits from reusability, there is a great need to fully develop component technology. This in turn requires material for reference and for the training of software developers, managers, and profe...

Jul 1 1998  
  Cobol (2nd ed.)
Grauer R., Villar C.,  Prentice-Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1996.Type: Book (9780133107647)

The authors of this book provide two valuable instructional aids. The first, a Cobol compiler, CA-Realia Classroom Cobol, enables students to use an IBM-compatible PC to run all projects in which each program and subprogram is no more than 500 lin...

Sep 1 1997  
  Fortran 90
Huddleston J.,  Exchange Publishing Division, Buffalo, NY, 1996.Type: Book (9780945261070)

“You’ve probably heard the definition of a camel as a horse that was designed by a committee. This quip maligns the camel, a noble animal, the ship of the desert, but it gets the point across about what you can expect from a committee....

Jun 1 1997  
  Reengineering Cobol with objects
Levey R.,  McGraw-Hill, Inc., Hightstown, NJ, 1996.Type: Book (9780070377745)

Many large information systems written in COBOL, which were originally developed about two decades ago, have undergone numerous changes. As a result, these systems have become clogged with logic, and the majority are resisting any further change. ...

Jan 1 1997  
  Collecting product-based usability requirements
DiAngelo M., Petrun C.  IBM Systems Journal 34(1): 4-19, 1995. Type: Article

The Customer Requirements and Task Specification (CRTS) methodology has been used successfully on many projects within IBM; the discussion here of its philosophy, evolution, and tools, as well as some high-level details, is aimed at both IBM and n...

Jul 1 1996  
  A Practical Approach to Programming With Assertions
Rosenblum D.  IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 21(1): 19-31, 1995. Type: Article

An assertion processing tool called APP (Annotation PreProcessor) for C programs in UNIX environments is described. Embedded assertions have been described as tools for detection of software faults during debugging, testing, and maintenance, altho...

Feb 1 1996  
Grauer R., Villar C.,  Prentice-Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1994.Type: Book (9780131386860)

The authors intended to accomplish many things with this book. The first chapter is supposed to quickly introduce students to COBOL programming. Second, they intend to provide enough material for a one-year COBOL sequence for information systems s...

Sep 1 1995  
  Zen of code optimization
Abrash M.,  Coriolis Group Books, Scottsdale, AZ, 1994.Type: Book (9781883577032)

The best thing about this book is the author’s writing style. When I read any chapter of his book, it appears that he is talking and I am listening, and he grabs all my attention with interesting stories. Books on such dry subjects have made...

May 1 1995  
  Ada System Dependency Analyzer Tool
Baratta-Perez G., Conn R., Finnell C., Walsh T.  Computer 27(2): 49-55, 1994. Type: Article

The construction of the Ada System Dependency Analyzer (SDA), a software architecture analysis tool that can process thousands of Ada source files during a single run and report on them as a group of files composing a single Ada system, is describ...

Apr 1 1995  
  Development of distributed software
Shatz S. (ed),  Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., Indianapolis, IN, 1993.Type: Book (9780024096111)

Software development for distributed computer systems has now become an important topic that deserves dedicated treatment in a textbook for advanced undergraduates, beginning graduates, and software professionals. That is the purpose ...
Aug 1 1994  
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