RE: Programmer Reference Guide

Subject: RE: Programmer Reference Guide
From: "Michelle Coffey" <michelle -dot- coffey -at- EPSIIA -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 11:09:54 -0500


Joel Wrote:
>
> They want a guide that a future developer can pick up,
> read and get an understanding of how the system works.
> He/She should then be able to get down and dirty and
> modify or add functionality. Nobody seems to be really
> sure as to what is necessary in this document.
>
> My thoughts are:
> -Data Model
> -Data Dictionary
> -Process Flow Charts
> -System Architecture
> -???


I have done a project like this in the past. One thing future developers
told me they found handy in my documentation was code standards. I know
code standards might sound insiginificant, but as a former coder, it can be
crucial in figuring out what someone was doing before you - especially since
standards can vary greatly between companies. Other than that, your list
looks pretty good.

Michelle Coffey

Technical Writer
EPSIIA Corporation
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References:
Programmer Reference Guide: From: Joel Vaillancourt

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