Insights from expert software design practice

  title={Insights from expert software design practice},
  author={Marian Petre},
  booktitle={ESEC/SIGSOFT FSE},
Software is a designed artifact. In other design disciplines, such as architecture, there is a well-established tradition of design studies which inform not only the discipline itself but also tool design, processes, and collaborative work. The 'challenge' of this paper is to consider software from such a 'design studies' perspective. This paper will present a series of observations from empirical studies of expert software designers, and will draw on examples from actual professional practice… CONTINUE READING
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