Software Development Style
Software development lifecycle is unpredict to define. Industry operates in its own way to develop the softwares and its release management cycle.
Factors are identified in certain extent and style of approaching the complex problems and arriving at smaller problem.
Considering other risk involved in factors like resources, cost, time, quality and scope. Delivery become success or delayed success.
In the product industries, development milestone defining for years will help to move in the directions.
However, acquisitions, Intellectual Properties, and competitor are factors will impact the lifecyle and change the directions.
For instance, competitor attracting our customer with various usability features, and performance. If we move towards fixed direction, we will deliver the product.
However, no customer will be there to consume(Now or Never). Hence, plan B should be executed to reach. If we do this, we won't deliver any new product, like riding old car having a mechanic.
This is when, management skill applied to balance existing customer and adhere to industry directions.
Development model, approach, methodology, and processs varies based on the nature of the software and its market. World is always define the rules to break in future.
Few of the important development styles
- Waterfall model
- Customer Driven Development
- Bug Driven Development
- Test Driven Development
- Feature Driven Development
- Spiral model
- Behavior Driven Development
- Domain-driven design
- Service-oriented modeling
- Agile software development