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Dynamics of Software Development, Second Edition by Michele McCarthy, Jim McCarthy

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Development

By “development,” I mean the actual activities—planning, scheduling, creating, and validating the software product—regardless of which people in which software development discipline perform which function. Everybody on the team is engaged in the process of software development. Hence, everybody is a developer.

The end of software development is software developers.

It’s interesting to note that the predominant word in common parlance for the activity of software creation is “development.” The idea of “development,” of course, implies some kind of maturation process, a moving through a sequence of interdependent steps. What’s doing the moving in software development? It’s the team ideation, gradually migrating from highly individual ...

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