RiPLE : The RiSE Process for Product Line Engineering
Minicourse at the III SBCARS (Simpósio Brasileiro de Componentes, Arquiteturas e Reutilização de Software) in Natal, Brazil. http://www.dimap.ufrn.br/sbcars2009/
Software Product Lines (SPL) is an important and effective way to obtain the benefits related to software reuse such as quality improvement, cost reduction, and improvements in time-to-market. However, in order to be effective and introduced in a company several issues should be considered such as tools, training, top management commitment, and, specially, a well defined process. In this tutorial, we will present the main ideas involving SPL and an initial process which involves activities related to scoping, requirements engineering, design, implementation, testing, and evolution.