Software engineering is the study and an application of engineering to the design, development, and maintenance of software.
Typical formal definitions of software engineering are:
- "the application of a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software";
- "an engineering discipline that is concerned with all aspects of software production";
- and "the establishment and use of sound engineering principles in order to economically obtain software that is reliable and works efficiently on real machines
Software engineering can be divided into ten sub disciplines. They are:
Requirements engineering: The elicitation, analysis, specification, and validation of requirements for software.
Software design: The process of defining the architecture, components, interfaces, and other characteristics of a system or component. It is also defined as the result of that process.
Software construction: The detailed creation of working, meaningful software through a combination of coding, verification, unit testing, integration testing, and debugging.
Software testing: An empirical, technical investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the product or service under test.
Software maintenance: The totality of activities required to provide cost-effective support to software.
Software configuration management: The identification of the configuration of a system at distinct points in time for the purpose of systematically controlling changes to the configuration, and maintaining the integrity and traceability of the configuration throughout the system life cycle.
Software engineering management: The application of management activities—planning, coordinating, measuring, monitoring, controlling, and reporting—to ensure that the development and maintenance of software is systematic, disciplined, and quantified.
Software engineering process: The definition, implementation, assessment, measurement, management, change, and improvement of the software life cycle process itself.
Software engineering tools and methods: The computer-based tools that are intended to assist the software life cycle processes (see Computer-aided software engineering) and the methods which impose structure on the software engineering activity with the goal of making the activity systematic and ultimately more likely to be successful.
Software quality management: The degree to which a set of inherent characteristics fulfills requirements.
We use software engineering in the design and development of ERP Systems, E-commerce and CMS website design. The use of software engineering becomes mandatory as the complexity of the project and people requires that we have a disciplined process for development.
1.0 Applying UML and Patterns- ISBN-13: 978-0131489066
2.0 Essential Scrum- ISBN-13: 978-0137043293
3.0 Jenkins- ISBN 1449305350
4.0 Engineering Long Lasting Software- ISBN-978-0984881215
Please contact us for details. One of our engineers will be happy to discuss your requirements.