The Software Manager’s Toolkit

The Software Manager's Toolkit by Steve McConnell The expert developer’s intellectual toolkit is filled with coding tips and tricks as well as knowledge of design methodologies, configuration management, and the details of current technologies and development tools. Some developers might have acquired additional intellectual tools related to requirements engineering, maintenance, [...]

Creating an Excellent Software Development Environment

Creating an Excellent Software Development Environment by Steve McConnell Why care about creating an excellent environment? For years studies have shown that software developers’ physical environments affect their productivity. The physical environment and other less tangible aspects of the environment also affect morale, recruiting, retention, and other contributors to productivity. [...]