9.1.2.3 Current trends in software developmentThis is a featured page




Students learn about: Students learn to:
current trends in software development, for example:
– outsourcing
– popular approaches
– popular languages
– employment trends
– networked software
– customised off-the-shelf packages

• communicate their understanding of a commercial system studied using a case study approach by:
– describing how the skills of the various personnel contribute to the overall development of a computer based system
– critically evaluating the effectiveness of the response to the social and ethical issues raised by this system
• make informed comment on current trends in software development


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current trends in software development As time progresses, the trends in the IT world change, because of the new emerging technologies, new trends arise. These include Software Development Languages, Technology and peoples ideas.
http://blog.mostof.it/top-5-trends-in-software-development/
– outsourcing 9.1.2.3 Current trends in software development - Software Design and Development

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outsourcing#Reasons - various reasons for companies to outsource .
– popular approaches 9.1.2.1 Software Development Approaches
9.1.2.3 Current trends in software development - Software Design and Development
– popular languages Python Programming Language -- Official Website
C programming.com - Your Resource for C and C++ Programming
BASIC programming
Java programming language - wikipedia page

some popular programming languages
You can find a more updated version of the list below here (2011):
http://www.devsource.com/c/a/Languages/Ten-Programming-Languages-for-2011/
popular programming languages

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Infographic
– employment trends - Statistics show large annual increase in emplyment oppportunities both globally and nationally in the IT industry
- From 1995-2000 the IT industry had a higher rate of growth than any other industries
– networked software Computer software, or just software, is a collection of computer programs and related data that provide the instructions telling acomputer what to do and how to do it. We can also say software refers to one or more computer programs and data held in the storage of the computer for some purposes. In other words software is a set of programs, procedures, algorithms and its documentation.
– customised off-the-shelf packages (COTS packages) Custom Software vs Off-the-shelf Products
-hardware updates dictate software trends Timeline of hardsoftware

the updating of hardware helps set the changes in software such as operating systems, as hardware performances increase it allows the software to be capable of more complex and hardware stressing tasks.


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