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Graduation Project.. What do u need to know..

Alsalam alikom wa ra7mat allah wa barakatoh

From my point of view, I think anybody needs to know somethings and have some tools before starting in the graduation project...

1- You should have an Idea for the project that suits what u need to learn... there will be another post about how to choose ur project's Idea.

2- You should learn some SWE (Software Engineering) methods for developing any application, you don't have to learn them thouroughly but at least u need to know these terms :
- SLC (Software Life Cicle) in general...
- Pair Programming
- Testing technique (Unit Test, .. etc)

3- You should have some tools for development,
- Visual Studio Express (If u r developing using a .NET language)
- Eclipse, NetBeans (If u r develping using Java..)
- SVN server for source control.. and multiple versions watching...
- Issue tracker (I recommend Gemini cuz it has an Academic License, or Fogbugz, they accepted to give us a trial version with full support till we deliver the project)

I'll add things or modify others as time goes.. or maybe not ;)

Alsalam alikom wa ra7mat allah wa barkatoh


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  2. Corey,
    Thanks for your help, I checked the installation of, it looks neat. I would consider sharing in ButTracker tracking website. I believe the UI can be optimized a lot... I have some ideas to enhance the bug tracking support... it would be great if we can speak about that.

    Thanks again


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