OO SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT BARRIERS FOR STRUCTURAL DEVELOPERS - Making the most of your systems engineering methodology

Elsabé Cloete, Aurona Gerber

Abstract

Paradigm contamination occurs where methods from different system development (SD) paradigms are integrated or combined. We investigate the OO and structural SD approaches and concern ourselves with the question of how paradigm contamination can be avoided, especially when developers were initially exposed to structural programming techniques and are now expected to apply an OO approach. By comparing the techniques associated with specific SD approaches, an outline is given of the particular differences and commonalities that regularly cause paradigm contamination. Guidelines for avoiding contamination traps are then provided. This is significant for practitioners enabling them to be aware of the possible contamination pitfalls as well as how to avoid them, and as a result to reap the intended benefits of the chosen SD method.

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Cloete E. and Gerber A. (2004). OO SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT BARRIERS FOR STRUCTURAL DEVELOPERS - Making the most of your systems engineering methodology . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 42-47. DOI: 10.5220/0002612700420047


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Elsabé Cloete and Aurona Gerber},
title={OO SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT BARRIERS FOR STRUCTURAL DEVELOPERS - Making the most of your systems engineering methodology},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={42-47},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002612700420047},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - OO SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT BARRIERS FOR STRUCTURAL DEVELOPERS - Making the most of your systems engineering methodology
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Cloete E.
AU - Gerber A.
PY - 2004
SP - 42
EP - 47
DO - 10.5220/0002612700420047