What makes software so hard?
From the developerWorks archives
Date archived: March 30, 2017 | First published: August 15, 2007
from The Rational Edge: Compared to traditional engineering, software engineering presents unique challenges to the practitioner, who cannot rely on physical first principles and hard science to develop reliable, repeatable practices. Those practices must be developed through experience, not through science. This article explores the reasons why.
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