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COMP 523: Software Engineering

Fall '20 Lecture Notes - Mon Aug 31 - Design Principles

Most of this content, including the slides are due to Graham Langdon, who gave a guest lecture on this topic last year. Used with permission. Thanks, Graham!


Tips from mentors

Some mentors shared some good tips related to project management.

From Jacob Yackenovich, mentor to Team R:

From Stacey Wright, mentor to Team U:

In The Mythical Man-Month, Fred Brooks said that actual coding time is 1/6th of the total time! The full ratios: