Onward! Panel: Transforming the Lifecycle
Wednesday, 13:30, 1 hour 30 minutes
Jonathan Edwards, MIT
Richard P. Gabriel, Sun Microsystems
Since the invention of the compiler, the software life cycle has generally been edit, compile, debug, ship. That's a recipe for creating software that is static, buggy, and unresponsive to changing circumstances and user needs. Can we move beyond this model? Can we move testing earlier and later? Can software evolve?