Software Engineering

Mister E Mister.Ed at AgoraCart.com
Sat Sep 9 21:16:41 MDT 2006


Jesse Stay wrote:
> ...I see Software Engineers as
> knowing more about processes, diagrams, and taking a project from
> planning to implementation to testing to maintenance.  A Software
> Engineer knows the difference between Waterfall and RAD or Agile
> development practices.  A Software Engineer I see as someone who
> actually "Engineers" a product, whereas a developer I see more in the
> implementation phase of that product. ...


I agree. I used to refer to a software engineer as someone that programs 
at chip level and developer/programmer as one that used a higher level 
language.  I don't know if that ancient definition still sticks or not 
though.

Mister Ed






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