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   Code that fits in your head : heuristics for software engineering
Seeman M.,  Pearson, Hoboken, NJ, 2021. 406 pp. Type: Book (978-1-374644-01-4)

The human brain can only hold and manipulate a small number of items in short-term memory. The number typically cited is seven things, plus or minus two. So to understand code and keep it all in your head, seven should be the limit of things that ...

May 27 2022
  Retrospectives antipatterns
Corry A.,  Addison-Wesley, Boston, MA, 2021. 234 pp. Type: Book (978-0-136823-36-0)

The book is a collection of antipatterns that can emerge while conducting retrospectives in agile environments. The antipatterns discussed are from the author’s experiences. The collection includes structural, planning, and people antipatter...

Sep 13 2021
  Building maintainable software: ten guidelines for future-proof code (Java edition)
Visser J.,  O’Reilly Media, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 2016. 168 pp. Type: Book (978-1-491953-52-5)

Building maintainable software starts by formulating some generic concepts of software architecture that can be applied to various software engineering, architecture, and programming language environments....

Nov 18 2016
  Refactoring for software design smells: managing technical debt
Suryanarayana G., Samarthyam G., Sharma T.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2014. 258 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128013-97-7)

While much has been published focused on code smells and implementation-oriented design patterns, there is a dearth of resources for software architects, designers, and developers working on software design at a macro level. This book begins to fi...

Aug 21 2015
  Quantifying the effect of code smells on maintenance effort
Sjoberg D., Yamashita A., Anda B., Mockus A., Dyba T.  IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 39(8): 1144-1156, 2013. Type: Article

Should we be worried about code smells? It would seem not. In a controlled industrial setting, six developers undertook real maintenance tasks over a period of three to four weeks on four different but functionally equivalent systems. The time the...

Jul 7 2014
  Hunting for smells in natural language tests
Hauptmann B., Junker M., Eder S., Heinemann L., Vaas R., Braun P.  ICSE 2013 (Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Software Engineering, San Francisco, CA,  May 18-26, 2013) 1217-1220, 2013. Type: Proceedings

A static analysis tool for system tests written in natural language was built to detect seven smells. The tool was implemented on top of the Continuous Quality Assessment Toolkit (ConQAT) [1], an open-source software quality assessment toolkit, an...

Jun 18 2014
  Application administrators handbook: installing, updating and troubleshooting software
Bourne K.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2013. 626 pp. Type: Book (978-0-123985-45-3)

As described in this book, an application administrator’s job is to keep existing computer applications running. For even one computer application, there is a lot involved in doing that job, as this book explains. Fortunately, the author hel...

Apr 2 2014
  Software exorcism
Blunden B.,  Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2012. 376 pp. Type: Book (978-1-430251-07-1)

This unfortunate title successfully hides a book that might have been significant and useful, but does not quite make it. The book purports to discuss both the debugging and optimization of legacy code. It is divided into seven chapters. The first...

Mar 14 2013
  Governance practices and software maintenance: a study of open source projects
Midha V., Bhattacherjee A.  Decision Support Systems 54(1): 23-32, 2012. Type: Article

The open-source movement provides a way to observe software engineering in the wild. This paper studies 352 SourceForge projects to see if their organization and process can be correlated with the speed with which features are added and bugs remov...

Dec 20 2012
  A BPM software evaluation method
Li C., Cui H., Ma G., Wang Z.  ISDEA 2012 (Proceedings of the 2012 2nd International Conference on Intelligent System Design and Engineering Application, Jan 6-7, 2012) 1-4, 2012. Type: Proceedings

Most probably, the only new content even a careful reader will be able to extract from this work is a list of 25 nonoperationalized, undiscussed, high-level criteria in six categories, superficially aligned for assessing the trust of a business pr...

Sep 19 2012
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