Software life cycle in Erlang

Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Consulting) <>
Thu Jan 26 14:56:35 CET 2006


The correct link (I promise, we are getting rid of the frames soon!!) to the Test Driven Development thesis is
http://www.erlang-consulting.com/thesis/test_driven_erlang.html
TDD proved to be the best approach.

Francesco
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Martin Carlson [mailto:]
>Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 12:14 PM
>To: 
>Subject: Re: Software life cycle in Erlang
>
>
>I would say it hate to do with the preconditions, is there a spec (the 
>optimistic approach..)? in that case what kind of spec you got, what 
>are the requirements, are there any high risk requirements and so on.
>In any case an iterative model is proven to be very flexible 
>productive. Have a look at Fowlers page, lots of info.
>
>Some pointers though:
>
>Scrum: http://www.controlchaos.com
>TTD: http://www.erlang-consulting.com/about_fs.html
>General agile stuff: http://www.martinfowler.com
>
>----------------------------------------------
>Martin Carlson
>http://www.erlang-consulting.com
>
>On Jan 25, 2006, at 3:19 PM, Thomas Lindgren wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> --- "Eduardo Figoli (INS)" <>
>> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to figure out the best model for software
>>> development in Erlang.
>>
>> The best _model_ seems to be iterative development of
>> some sort, perhaps test driven. AXD 301 had great
>> success with steadily improving "increments", to take
>> one of the great success stories.
>>
>> Taking a number like 35% for implementation means your
>> whole project is done about 50% faster (in 2/3 the
>> time) even if the language permits infinitely faster
>> development than the state of the art, simply because
>> the rest of the phases aren't concerned with
>> programming. (That's the usual argument against
>> switching programming languages, of course.) This
>> doesn't seem right -- the added flexibility also means
>> you can use powerful new development processes.
>>
>> My recommendation: try to "switch to better rules".
>>
>> Best,
>> Thomas
>>
>>
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