Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




130 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 85697 23-Jun-2011 17:27
Send private message

What is the difference between a methodology and a method in terms of development?

Is for example, Agile a method that acts like an umbrella with methodologies below such as prototyping?

Thanks 

Create new topic
1219 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 122


  Reply # 485135 23-Jun-2011 19:13
Send private message

I approach things a little differently from most, so I expect many people with have different views.

To me a [software] methodology is a set of process each containing one or more procedures.

A method is a singular process.

I don't view agile as being a method or methodology ( am slightly old school) but rather a set of techniques. However I do understand that there are now some agile styled methodologies around.

Prototyping to me is a technique. For example, I sometimes use a methodology called RAD (Rapid Application Development) which uses prototyping as a technique.





Software Engineer

 


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Lightbox updates platform with new streaming options
Posted 17-May-2018 13:09


Norton Core router launches with high-performance, IoT security in New Zealand
Posted 16-May-2018 02:00


D-Link ANZ launches new 4G LTE Dual SIM M2M VPN Router
Posted 15-May-2018 19:30


New Panasonic LUMIX FT7 ideal for outdoor: waterproof, dustproof
Posted 15-May-2018 19:17


Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
Posted 15-May-2018 19:14


Te Papa and EQC Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education
Posted 15-May-2018 19:12


Framing Facebook: It’s not about technology
Posted 14-May-2018 16:02


Vocus works with NZ Police and telcos to stop scam calls
Posted 12-May-2018 11:12


Vista Group signs Aeon Entertainment, largest cinema chain in Japan
Posted 11-May-2018 21:41


New Privacy Trust Mark certifies privacy and customer control
Posted 10-May-2018 14:16


New app FIXR connects vehicle owners to top Mechanics at best prices
Posted 10-May-2018 14:13


Nutanix Beam gives enterprises control of the cloud
Posted 10-May-2018 14:09


D-Link ANZ launches Covr Seamless Wi-Fi System
Posted 10-May-2018 14:06


Telstra, Intel and Ericsson demonstrate a 5G future for esports
Posted 10-May-2018 13:59


Spark introduces Android One with Nokia 7 plus and Nokia 6.1
Posted 8-May-2018 05:00



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.