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Best Practices
Now you can apply the industry’s best software engineering practices to your own development projects with the Best Practices series from Microsoft Press®. Written by some of the most knowledgeable and articulate practitioners in the business, these award-winning books take a pragmatic approach to managing the people, processes, and principles of software development. Use them to learn how to:

Energize software teams to work effectively

Get high-pressure development schedules under control

Communicate delivery and quality expectations across the team and to management

Keep costs down

Deliver the best possible product to customers

Packed with practical, field-tested tools and tactics, Best Practices books offer candid accounts of what works and what doesn’t, straight from the real-world experiences of the leading software vendors. Get them—and you get the inside track to everyday software excellence.

Titles include:
How to Be Found: Search Engine Optimization
Anytime, Anyplace: The New Way of Working
Agile Portfolio Management
How We Test Software at Microsoft
Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success
Simple Architectures for Complex Enterprises
Getting Results from Software Development Teams
The Practical Guide to Defect Prevention
I. M. Wright's "Hard Code"
Practical Project Initiation: A Handbook with Tools
Software Requirement Patterns
The Enterprise and Scrum
Writing Secure Code for Windows Vista®
Dynamics of Software Development
The Security Development Lifecycle
Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art
More About Software Requirements: Thorny Issues and Practical Advice
Code Complete, Second Edition
Software Requirements, Second Edition
Writing Secure Code, Second Edition
Software Project Survival Guide
Rapid Development

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2008