Ship it! A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects

Ship it! A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects

Jared Richardson, William A. Gwaltney


Ship It! is a set of suggestions that convey the instruments and recommendations a profitable undertaking group has to take advantage of, and the way to exploit them good. You'll get quickly, easy-to-follow recommendation on smooth practices: which to take advantage of, and after they could be utilized. This e-book avoids present style developments and advertising hype; in its place, readers locate web page after web page of strong recommendation, all attempted and validated within the actual global.

geared toward commencing to intermediate programmers, Ship It! will exhibit you:
* Which instruments aid, and which don't
* find out how to hold a undertaking moving
* techniques to scheduling that work
* the best way to construct builders in addition to product
* What's general on a venture, and what's not
* the best way to deal with managers, end-users and sponsors
* probability symptoms and the way to mend them

Few of the guidelines provided listed here are arguable or severe; so much skilled programmers will agree that these items works. but 50 to 70 percentage of all undertaking groups within the U.S. aren't capable of use even those uncomplicated, well-accepted practices successfully. This e-book can help you start.

Ship It! starts off through introducing the typical technical infrastructure that each undertaking must get the activity performed. Readers can choose between numerous urged applied sciences in line with their talents and budgets. the following sections define the required steps to get software program out the door reliably, utilizing well-accepted, easy-to-adopt, best-of-breed practices that truly paintings.

eventually, and most significantly, Ship It! offers universal difficulties that groups face, then deals real-world suggestion on easy methods to remedy them.

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