Towards a Systematic Approach for Driving Micro-Level Software Development Process

Software developers encounter many new and usually difficult problems in their every day work. Solving every new problem requires taking an appropriate strategy and careful planning, that needs full concentration and focus on the problem and enough consciousness about the current state of development. However, due to many factors, such as working on more than one task at the same time, the high degree of granularity of tasks, interruptions and the complexity of problems, developers usually have difficulties in obtaining the required concentration and focus on their current local problems and making progress in their work. This paper proposes a novel approach, which lets a developer follows a systematic step by step problem solving process in order to be focused on only one target in every moment while all needed details from the past and future steps are present to her. Moreover, this approach helps a developer to better understand the software development process and discover new ways for improving it.


    • EPFL-REPORT-164416

    Record created on 2011-03-22, modified on 2016-08-09

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