Abstract: Yourdon shows how U.S. software organizations can survive foreign outsourcing and become world-class if they exploit key software technologies.
Keywords: book review, software, consulting, programming, CASE, object-oriented, reengineering, reusability, software quality assurance, SQA, software metrics, computer aided software engineering, software engineering methodologies, life-cycle, software process, SEI, Software Engineering Institute, electronic digital computers, United States.
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Title: Decline and Fall of the American Programmer
Author: Edward Yourdon
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Date Published: April 1992
ISBN: 0132036703
LOCN: QA76.6.Y64 1992
Dewey: 005.1 20
Pages: 352
Bibliography: 87
Footnotes: 220
Figures: 58
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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Lure of the Silver Bullet

Chapter 3: Peopleware

Chapter 4: Software Processes

Chapter 5: Software Methodologies

Chapter 6: CASE

Chapter 7: Software Metrics

Chapter 8: Software Quality Assurance

Chapter 9: Software Reusability

Chapter 10: Software Re-Engineering

Chapter 11: Future Trends

Appendix A: Software Technology in India

Appendix B: The Programmer's Bookshelf


Author:        Yourdon, Edward.
Title:         Decline & fall of the American programmer /
                  Edward Yourdon.
Published:     Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Yourdon Press, c1992.
Description:   xvi, 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:        Yourdon Press computing series
LC Call No.:   QA76.6.Y64 1992
Dewey No.:     005.1 20
ISBN:          0132036703
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects:      Electronic digital computers -- United States --
Other titles:  Decline and fall of the American programmer.
Control No.:   92003463 


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