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Windows: A Software Engineering Odyssey

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Windows: A Software Engineering Odyssey, a slide show from Mark Lucovsky, a Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, discusses the Windows NT development and build process and some of the lessons they learned as they went from a small project (NT 3.1) to a huge project (Windows 2000). I suggest that you click the "Full Screen" link and view it that way to get all of the information.

"Compile time or run time bugs that occur in a developers office only affect that developer. Once a defect is checked-in, the number of people affected by the defect increases." (via Joel On Software)

Adam Kalsey
June 25, 2002 3:45 PM

The original link was broken. It's been changed now to http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix-win2000/invitedtalks/lucovsky_html/tsld001.htm

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