Industry Best Practices for Application Development

These research results web pages provide access to a number of documents developed as part of this research. Some of the documents are informational and some are intended to be working documents. The informational documents are contained in the Documents/Reports directory. The working documents are contained in the Documents/Forms-pdf and Documents/Help directories, as well as in the SDLC Directory.

The SDLC directory contains information specific to a Software Development Life Cycle that can be updated and modified as needed. The Forms and Help directories contain, respectively, Word forms and HTML help documents for a SDLC. The base information for these documents is contained in Documents/XML and the build scripts and XSL files for processing are contained in a .zip file found at: Documents/Build.

The Final Research Report contains a descriptive narrative of the key points of Industry Best Practices (IBP) for a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

The practical application of the results of this research is contained in the SDLC Outline page which provides the key elements of the SDLC process resulting from this research and links to the various documents that support it. This web page can be used as a general outline for the entire SDLC resulting from this research.

The SDLC Process page represents the SDLC resulting from this research as sets of related processes.

The SDLC Forms page contains a table of all the SDLC documents and forms included as part of the research results.

The Documents HowTo page describes the process for building the documents developed as part of this research from the XML source files.