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Overload Journal #68 - Aug 2005

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Editorial: Size Does Matter
Description : The way that one goes about developing and delivering a software project depends critically on the scale of the project.
Discuss. by Alan Griffiths
Category: [ Project Management | Journal Editorial ]
Software Project Management: Adding Stakeholder Metrics to Agile Projects
Description : Agile methods need to include stakeholder metrics in order to ensure that projects focus better on the critical requirements, and that projects are better able to measure their achievements, and to adapt to feedback. This paper presents a short, simple defined process for evolutionary project management (Evo), and discusses its key features. by Tom Gilb
Category: [ Project Management ]
C-side Re-sort
Description : In spite of the attention given to object-oriented development, TDD and modern testing frameworks, it is worth understanding how and why unit testing has an important role to play in general, regardless of the technologies or broader development philosophy involved. This article walks through a simple example, highlighting some of the motivation behind basic unit testing and the practices involved but without following through into TDD. by Kevlin Henney
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
C++ Interface Classes - Noise Reduction
Description : Interface classes are a principle mechanism for separating a class' interface from its implementation in C++. I wrote an introduction to interface classes in a previous article. In this article, I intend to explore interface classes - and their implementation classes - further. by Mark Radford
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
A Technique for Register Access in C++
Description : This article discusses a C++ scheme for accessing hardware registers in an optimal way. by Pete Goodliffe
Category: [ Programming Topics ]