It’s Never Been Built Before

Recently, Jeff Atwood discussed “why software projects can’t be treated like any other construction or engineering project“. He suggested that:

“But software projects truly aren’t like other engineering projects. I don’t say this out of a sense of entitlement, or out of some misguided attempt to obtain special treatment for software developers. I say it because the only kind of software we ever build is unproven, experimental software.”

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