Please read the No Silver Bullet article available here.
Then answer the following questions.
- Define the term essential difficulties as it is used by Brooks.
- Define the term accidental difficulties as it is used by Brooks.
- List and briefly describe the four essential difficulties of developing software systems that Brooks identifies.
- Define what Brooks means by a "silver bullet" and reconstruct his argument as to why he believes there is no silver bullet for software engineering.
Please submit your work by sending me an e-mail with your answers contained in the body of the message or with your answers attached in a PDF document.
Do NOT submit .doc, .docx, .odt, or other document formats.
This review is due by 11:59 PM on Saturday, January 17th.