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SML@b Measurement for Handhelds PDF Print



Measurement tools for handhelds (e.g. Palm computer) was implemented in the SML@b for cost estimation and software process evaluation. The following screens shows the Software Development Complexity (SDC) evaluation (see SDC in the e-measurement list as general Web application).


Development Characterization


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Another Palm tool supports the classical funtion point method (shown in the following screen).




The meaningfulness of these implementations are based on the limited resources in handheld computer. Because of operating systems for small phones considering full Web presentations, this approach was more and more of lower interest. For more informations see Daniel Reitz: Konzeption und Implementation von palmbasierten Werkzeugen zur Unterstützung des Softwareentwicklungsprozesses, University of Magdeburg, 2001 and our further publications of student practices.