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Archive for November 6th, 2019

Software quality: economics of formality

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/06

Interesting read: [WayBackSoftware quality: economics of formality

At one time formal methods were thought to be the only hope for software development. That did not turn out to be the case.

Via: [WayBack] Software quality is better in practice than in theory. Formal methods improve software quality, but at a high cost that is sometimes worthwhile and some… – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+

Comment there:

Pedro Marcal:

+Jeroen Wiert Pluimers +John Cook , I think that when a code has been in service for even a short time, we can divide the code into two classes. The first is that part that has been executed at least once. The other code has never been executed. The latter code has an error rate that may be measured as a function of the language used. In the old days Fortean had a bug in every seven lines. C used to be 100 to 200 lines. We set up instrumentation to determine the number of lines tested in the first class and found that it was a linear function of the new bugs found. This was a good way to ensure a high quality code.

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–jeroen

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Changing the order of TabSheets in a PageControl in Delphi – twm’s blog

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/06

Good to know this as the Structure View sometimes lets me down: modify the PageIndex position as it is less stable than the Object Treeview in Delphi 7 and below.

Via:

–jeroen

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Fast Good Cheap

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/11/06

You want a Fast, Good, and Cheap project?

Make your choices at [WayBackFast Good Cheap

–jeroen

via: [WayBackWeekend Reader 2017.48 – reality-loop / [WayBack] I just published “Weekend Reader 2017.48” – Jonas Bandi – Google+

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