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Tool Writing: A Forgotten Art?
July/August 2005 (vol. 22 no. 4)
pp. 9-11
Diomidis Spinellis, Athens University of Economics and Business
Finding the right solution to a problem is more effective than simply adding features. When trying to create a tool for collecting metrics, the author discovered something important: writing stand-alone tools that you can combine efficiently with others to handle more demanding tasks appears to be becoming a forgotten art.
Index Terms:
software tools, software development, metrics
Citation:
Diomidis Spinellis, "Tool Writing: A Forgotten Art?," IEEE Software, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 9-11, July-Aug. 2005, doi:10.1109/MS.2005.111
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