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About the Course

Software is quickly becoming integral part of human life as we see more and more automation and technical advancements. Just like we expect car to work all the time and can't afford to break or reboot unexpectedly, software industry needs to continue to learn better way to build software if it were to become integral part of human life. In this course, you will get an overview of how software teams work? What processes they use? What are some of the industry standard methodologies? What are pros and cons of each? You will learn enough to have meaningful conversation around software development processes. After completing this course, a learner will be able to 1) Apply core software engineering practices at conceptual level for a given problem. 2) Compare and contrast traditional, agile, and lean development methodologies at high level. These include Waterfall, Rational Unified Process, V model, Incremental, Spiral models and overview of agile mindset 3) Propose a methodology best suited for a given situation...

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Apr 18, 2020

Very nice course that provides good insight on software development practices and common problems. It provides also some insights on project management, highlighting pros and cons of different models.


May 25, 2018

Week 4 assignment. I kept going back to my submission to see if it’s been graded since I never got any email verifications. Now it says I’ve resubmitted the asisngment. Which I haven’t done.

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By Mohamed A

Sep 22, 2019

Very nice introduction for software development processes

By Avijit D

May 31, 2020

really good mentors

the course is structure really well

By Abhishek R M

Oct 10, 2019

Really Very Useful and Good Course Thank you Coursera

By Pranav B

Sep 21, 2019


By Naresh. E

Aug 03, 2020

Fantastic course and materials. Awesome instructor.

By Sandeep u

May 04, 2020

Excellent website to learn the software development

By Dana

Oct 06, 2018

It is a good course and the information is useful.


Jul 31, 2020

Muy buen material y muy clara toda la información

By Is R S N S

Sep 14, 2020

loveee, but maybe still tricky in peer review

By Amit s

Jun 08, 2020

very well explained course with good teachers

By Samar a a

Mar 26, 2018

It very useful and I get a lot of information

By Jonathan A F

Jul 06, 2020

This was very enlightening and interesting.

By Billy T

Sep 23, 2020

this course very helps me with my study!

By Jorge C

Jun 20, 2018

very illustrative to see the big picture

By Darya Z

Apr 06, 2020

Very informative! Perfect for beginners

By Tejpavan A

Feb 08, 2020

great to assosiate with you , thank you

By Xuecong L

Nov 10, 2018

Very overarching, good for beginners!

By Jaime E B G

Jul 02, 2019

Great guidence, clear explanations.

By Paulo G

May 21, 2019

One of the best courses I ever had.

By Gopal T

Apr 16, 2020

Great opportunity for me learning

By sangala g

Sep 28, 2020

This course is get goog knowledge

By Ashwini S T

Jul 04, 2020

very happy to complete the course

By Maja V

Jun 11, 2019

Interesting and easy to follow :)

By Mrinalini S

Apr 03, 2019

This course is highly beneficial


Oct 08, 2020

excellent teaching for students