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Large scale software production would be more cost-effective if programs were habitually built by putting together previously written and tested program fragments. The Ada package facilities were designed with this object in mind. Part I of the book deals with the general issues of Ada software re-use and addresses the problems of making software components sufficiently general in their application and sufficiently straightforward to use. Part II presents a pair of case studies of Ada re-use in practice, illustrating both managerial and technical issues. The book concludes with an extensive set of Ada re-use guidelines.

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Authors: GAUTIER R J, University of Bath (GB);WALLIS P J L (EDITORS), University College of Wales (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 12230 EN (1990) 205 pp.
Availability: Peter Peregrinus Ltd., Michael Faraday House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts. SG1 2AY (GB)
ISBN: ISBN 0-86341-173-8
Record Number: 199010441 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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