Issue No. 01 - January/February (2004 vol. 21)
pp: 18-19, 22
<p>This month, the column looks at how to ruin a software project in just three easy steps. These approaches will kill a project every time. Fortunately, three simple practices can save a project from these and other common mishaps: version control, unit testing, and automation. The authors discuss what?s important about each of these areas and list commonly used, freely available open source tools that can help.</p>
D. Thomas and A. Hunt, "Three Legs, No Wobble," in IEEE Software, vol. 21, no. , pp. 18-19, 22, 2004.