Software Engineering

Functional Safety Literature / Books (ISO 26262, IEC 61508)

A collection of books discussing functional safety according to IEC61508 and ISO26262. English: Design and Safety Assessment of Critical Systems (recommended) by Marco Bozzano and Adolfo VillafioritaShort Description (source: amazon.com): Safety-critical systems, by definition those systems whose failure can cause catastrophic results for people, the environment, and the economy, are becoming increasingly complex both in their functionality …

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QuantUM: Safety Analysis of Complex System and Software Architectures

The last few months I had not much time to blog, but today I want to write about a current research project I’m involved in. The QuantUM Approach When developing a safety-critical system it is essential to obtain an assessment of different design alternatives. In particular, an early safety assessment of the architectural design of …

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Quantitative Safety Analysis of UML Models

My master’s thesis is now available online here. Abstract When developing a safety-critical system it is essential to obtain an assessment of different design alternatives. In particular, an early safety assessment of the architectural design of a system is desirable. In spite of the plethora of available formal quantitative analysis methods it is still difficult …

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Programmer Competency Matrix

I just found this Matrix which helps in assessing the competency of a programmer in different fields such as computer science, software engineering, programming,  experience and knowledge. While the programming part is pretty detailed, in my opinion the computer science and software engineering part fall short. Software Engineering is not just source control and automated …

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SVN Plugin für Dreamweaver

Es ist einfach lästig, wenn man immer zwischen Dreamweaver und TortoiseSVN hin und her springen muss. SubWeaver schafft hier Abhilfe, das Addin für Dreamweaver, integriert Tortoise SVN in Dreamweaver so das man dort direkt commiten kann. Und das Beste ist, SubWeaver ist absolut umsonst.

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Was soll uns %41%43%45%20%54%65%61%6d wohl sagen? “Übersetzt” bedeutet es ACE Team oder genauer (Microsoft) Application Consulting & Engineering Team. Was kann man sich darunter vorstellen? Dieses Team besteht hauptsächlich aus IT-Security Spezialisten (= Hackern) die Sicherheitslücken aufdecken und helfen diese zu vermeiden. Der jüngste Post widmet sich Sicherheitslücken in Web-Applikationen. First Line of Defense for …

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Smarty Extension für Macromedia Dreamweaver

Was mir bisher immer gefehlt hat, war eine WYSIWYG-Editor für Smarty Templates. Sicher man kann auch alle Änderungen direkt codieren aber manchmal finde ich es recht angenehm direkt zu sehen was ich ändere. Nun habe ich endlich eine Extension für den Dreamweaver gefunden mit der ich meine Smarty PHP Templates wie gewohnt mit Dreamweaver bearbeiten kann: …

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