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About the Author
Book Preface
Feature Summary
What's New

Student Edition
Instructor Edition
Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach, 6/e

Roger S Pressman, R.S. Pressman and Associates

ISBN: 0072853182
Copyright year: 2005

Feature Summary

· A new modular organization allows instructors to use the book in a variety of different course formats. Options include a "design course," a "survey course," a "project management course," or a "Web engineering course."

· New sidebars are used extensively to present complementary software engineering topics, suggest relevant tools, and define workflow for various technical and management activities.

· The SafeHome case study has been enhanced and extended to illustrate important topics and to allow the student to better understand the inner workings of a project team as software is engineered and built.

· Five new chapters on Web engineering (Part 3) present methods for formulation, planning, analysis, design, and testing of Web applications.

· The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is now used extensively to illustrate important analysis and design methods.

· A new chapter on agile development considers Extreme Programming and other agile methods.

· A new chapter on design engineering emphasizes important design concepts and principles and lays the foundation for the four design chapters that follow.

· Object-Oriented Design has been integrated throughout the text.

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