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Definition:Gold plating
Steve Miller (President of Pragmatic Software) has defined Gold Plating the following way:Gold Plating - Similar to scope and feature creep, programmers can also incur risk by making the feature more robust than is necessary. For example, the specification for the Logon page contained a screen shot that showed very few graphics, it was just a simple logon process. However, the programmer decides that it would be really cool to add a FLASH based movie on the page that fades in the names of all the ......

Posted On Friday, April 8, 2005 5:28 PM

Multiple Builds and Testing
The product Version I have been working is nearing release and the work has been going at break neck speed, especially with bug fixing and its validation schedule taking a real upward curve. Getting builds thrice a week and for quite a few builds, we have primarily been doing fix validations. Already through 3 regression cycles (cycles are generally pretty long), and am amazed to find how bugs creep in some areas even when so unattached to the areas of fix. Regression makes sense really, it’s ......

Posted On Friday, April 8, 2005 5:20 PM

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