Effective Software Maintenance and Evolution

Effective Software Maintenance and Evolution

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With software maintenance costs averaging 50% of total computing costs, it is necessary to have an effective maintenance program in place. Aging legacy systems, for example, pose an especially rough challenge as veteran programmers retire and their successors are left to figure out how the systems operate. This book explores program analyzers, reverse engineering tools, and reengineering tools in-depth and explains the best ways to deploy them. It also discusses using XML-based tools, the roles of software components, object technology, and metaprogramming in improving systems maintenance, as well as how to align software with business goals through strategic maintenance.changes during maintenance and evolution that is more effective than conventional techniques used today is the theme of ... of computing costs, much attention has been drawn to methods and tools that can improve maintenance productivity.

Title:Effective Software Maintenance and Evolution
Author:Stanislaw Jarzabek
Publisher:CRC Press - 2007-05-07


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