Why Johnny Can't Program
Holmes, WN (2000) Why Johnny Can't Program. Computer, 33 (12). 160, 158-159. ISSN 0018-9162
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This essay examines the nature of software development and argues that two kinds of workers should be used in projects: system engineers who design the system implemented by the software and monitor its implementation, and programmers who do the actual coding and testing. The Y2K problem is used as an illustration.
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|Keywords:||system analysis, programming, software development, the Y2K problem|
|Deposited By:||Mr Neville Holmes|
|Deposited On:||24 Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2008 20:10|
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