Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Once and for all, software is not like construction or engineering.

Here's a great post from Coding Horror on Bridges, Software Engineering, and God.

I was a mechanical engineer before I wandered into software, and the comparisons between software development and engineering & construction always bug me. A software project has very little in common with a construction project, and we should stop trying to ram our square software peg into the construction hole.

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