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Software Engineering A Practical Approach

Author Name: Laxmidhar V. Gaopande | Format: Paperback | Genre : Computers | Other Details

Software Engineering - A Practical Approach By Laxmidhar V. Gaopande

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This book covers all the important topics in software engineering like software projects, execution models, SDLC, development models like Waterfall, Iterative, Incremental, Spiral, Agile and TDD. Business requirement documents (BRD), functional requirement documents (FRD), software requirement specifications (SRS), analysis, design, architecture structured system analysis and design method (SSADM), object oriented analysis and design (OOAD), unified modelling language (UML), Usability,User experience (UX), Quality and Quality systems like ISO 9001, SEI CMMI. Software testing covers details of software testing, testing types and testing models etc. Details of configuration management, release management, risk management, software support, project management are covered in detail. Software estimation is covered in very detail with estimation techniques, like Agile estimation, class based simplified estimation for OOAD systems, function point analysis, Mark II, COCOMO etc.  

Templates for various artifacts are also listed and will be useful for the software engineering work.

The book covers five interesting case studies and learnings from them from author own practical experience while executing software projects and product development.

The author has also given interesting eighteen exercises for developing a new software system covering all the topics in software engineering. 

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Software Engineering 

A Practical Approach


Laxmidhar V. Gaopande

Author Biography

Author, Laxmidhar V. Gaopande has studied Bachelor of Engineering at VNIT Nagpur, India, Management Diploma at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, India and Master of Technology at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India. 

Laxmidhar is in software development for more than 30+ years and has developed more than 100+ products and executed more than 100+ small, medium and large software projects for global Fortune 500 companies from USA, UK, Germany, Israel etc.

He has worked with well-known Indian MNCs and in USA and UK as a Software Consultant. He has travelled immensely to many countries like USA, UK, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Netherland, Switzerland, Norway and France till date and has interacted with various companies while doing various software assignments for them. 

He has published many papers in software engineering in many national and international conferences and has delivered lectures on various subjects in many educational institutes and conferences in India and abroad. He has also filed many patents in USA.

His was also invited as visiting faculty to teach global MBA students subject of information technology and software engineering by a highly reputed institute in Dubai. 

He is recipient of many prestigious awards and scholarships in his academic excellence.