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Agile-Based Product Line Tool Development

  • Detlef StreitferdtEmail author
  • Livia Sangeorzan
  • Johannes Nau
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1126)

Abstract

The product line domain and agile software development created a well-received product line concept with complex toolchains and the agile development idea that fosters a rather pragmatic development style with less documentation. Both parts have been included in two student projects targeting the development of a configurator product line. This paper presents requirements for configurator product lines and evaluates the two projects towards these requirements. The positive results of the projects lead to the proposal to broaden the support and acceptance of special project types in the product line domain where the source code and structure is enough to understand and maintain the project. We even propose this to be the better solution.

Keywords

Product line tools Agile development Open image in new window 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and AutomationTechnische Universität IlmenauIlmenauGermany
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceTransilvania University of BrasovBrasovRomania

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