Yang, H, Huang, W, Li, R, Maple, C, Foskett, D and Cleaver, V (2010) 'A novel lifecycle model for Web-based application development in small and medium enterprises.' International Journal of Automation and Computing, 7 (3). pp. 389-398. ISSN 1476-8186
Software engineering’s lifecycle models have proven to be very important for traditional software development. However, can these models be applied to the development of Web-based applications as well? In recent years, Web-based applications have become more and more complicated and a lot of efforts have been placed on introducing new technologies such as J2EE, PhP, and.NET, etc., which have been universally accepted as the development technologies for Web-based applications. However, there is no universally accepted process model for the development of Web-based applications. Moreover, shaping the process model for small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which have limited resources, has been relatively neglected. Based on our previous work, this paper presents an expanded lifecycle process model for the development of Web-based applications in SMEs. It consists of three sets of processes, i.e., requirement processes, development processes, and evolution processes. Particularly, the post-delivery evolution processes are important to SMEs to develop and maintain quality web applications with limited resources and time.
|Keywords:||Web; development of Web-based applications; lifecycle models; small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)|
|Divisions:||College of Liberal Arts|
|Date Deposited:||03 Jul 2013 10:03|
|Last Modified:||29 Apr 2016 13:29|
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