Summary: Improve your software development process in a modern context with PSP from the SEI and Watts Humphrey, the foremost expert on this topic.
An industrial, real-world update; the book will be the required standard for learning the SEI-led initiative of PSP in a modern software development environment
Advice that yields improved efficiency and effectiveness in programming from the foremost expert in so...show moreftware process
Product launch at SEPG in Seattle (March 2005)
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Chapter 1: The Personal Process Strategy
1.1. The PSP's Purpose 1.2. The Logic for a Software Engineering Discipline 1.3. Using Disciplined Development Practices 1.4. Operational Processes 1.5. Defining and Using a Personal Process 1.6. Learning to Use a Personal Process 1.7. Preparing for the Team Software Proces 1.8. Summary Reference
Chapter 2: The Baseline Personal Process
2.1. What Is a Process? 2.2. Defining Your Own Process 2.3. Baseline Process Contents 2.4. Why Forms Are Helpful 2.5. The PSP Process Elements 2.6. The PSP0 Process 2.7. PSP0 Measures 2.8. Time Recording 2.9. Defect Recording 2.10. The PSP0 Project Plan Summary 2.11. The Compile Phase 2.12. Incremental Development 2.13. PSP Tool Support 2.14. Summary 2.15. Exercises
Chapter 3: Measuring Software Size
3.1. Size Measures 3.2. Establishing a Database Counting Standard 3.3. Establishing a Line-of-Code Counting Standard 3.4. Size Accounting 3.5. Using Size Data 3.6. Calculating Productivity 3.7. Size Counters 3.8. Other Size Measures 3.9. Summary 3.10. Exercises References
Chapter 4: Planning
4.1. The Planning Process 4.2. Why Make Plans? 4.3. What Is a Plan? 4.4. The Contents of a Software Plan 4.5. Planning a Software Project 4.6. The Conceptual Design 4.7. Plan Quality 4.8. Planning Issues 4.9. Summary Reference
Chapter 5: Software Estimating
5.1. Size Estimating Principles 5.2. The Conceptual Design 5.3. Proxy-Based Estimating 5.4. Using Proxies in Estimating 5.5. Producing the Relative-Size Table 5.6. Estimating Considerations 5.7. Summary
Chapter 6: The PROBE Estimating Method 85
6.1. Estimating from Data 6.2. Proxy-Based Estimating 6.3. Estimating with Limited Data 6.4. An Estimating Example 6.5. Estimating Nonprogramming Tasks 6.6. Considerations in Using PROBE 6.7. Summary 6.8. Exercises
Chapter 7: Software Planning
7.1. Plan Requirements 7.2. Project and Period Plans 7.3. Producing the Schedule 7.4. Making the Schedule 7.5. Earned Value 7.6. An Earned Value Example 7.7. Comments on the EV Example 7.8. Estimating Accuracy 7.9. The Prediction Interval 7.10. Alerting Management to Changes 7.11. Planning Considerations 7.12. Summary 7.13. Exercises References
Chapter 8: Software Quality
8.1. The PSP Quality Strategy 8.2. What Is Software Quality? 8.3. The Economics of Software Quality 8.4. Defect Types 8.5. Personal Quality Practices 8.6. Quality Measures 8.7. Quality Management 8.8. Personal Quality Management 8.9. Managing Product Quality 8.10. PSP Improvement Practices 8.11. Defect Prevention 8.12. Summary References
Chapter 9: Design and Code Reviews
9.1. What Are Reviews? 9.2. Why Review Programs? 9.3. Review Principles 9.4. The PSP Code Review Process 9.5. The Code Review Checklist 9.6. Design Reviews 9.7. Design Review Principles 9.8. Review Measures 9.9. Review Issues 9.10. Summary 9.11. Exercises References
Chapter 10: Software Design
10.1. What Is Design? 10.2. Why Design? 10.3. The Design Process 10.4. Design Levels 10.5. Design and Development Strategies 10.6. Design Quality 10.7. Summary References
Chapter 11: The PSP Design Templates
11.1. Design Representation 11.2. The Design Templates 11.3. The Operational Specification Template (OST) 11.4. The Functional Specification Template (FST) 11.5. The State Specification Template (SST) 11.6. The Logic Specification Template (LST) 11.7. A State-Machine Design Example 11.8. Using the PSP Design Templates 11.9. Using the Design Templates in Large-Scale Design 11.10. Summary 11.11. Exercises References
13.1. Customizing the Development Process 13.2. Why Define a Process? 13.3. The PSP Process Strategy 13.4. Defining a Process 13.5. Process Evolution 13.6. Example Processes 13.7. Process Development Considerations 13.8. Summary 13.9. Exercises References
Chapter 14: Using the Personal Software Process
14.1. Development Challenges 14.2. The Team Software Process (TSP) 14.3. The Logic of the TSP 14.4. Teambuilding 14.5. The TSP Launch Process 14.6. The TSP Coach 14.7. Managing Your Own Project 14.8. TSP Results 14.9. The Rewards of Teamwork 14.10. The TSP Team of One 14.11. Your Future in Software Engineering References
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