Posts Tagged ‘Document Standards. ISO-9001’

PROGRESS REPORT

August 23, 2018

This purpose of this post is to publish single line
reports on the projects performed during the week.

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2018-08-16

MACHINE PORTABILITY

The biggest problem with portability between the Linux, Microsoft and Apple
machine is the size of the tab character. Specifically, the size of the tab character
in the text editor in the Apple machine is 8-characters and is not resettable.
In the Windows and Linux machine where I am using the Notepad++ editor,
the tab character can be reset and is currently set at two. Today, I have found
isome equivalent text editors for the Apple machine which I can download
free of charge. This, obviously, is the next step in the machine portability efforts.

2018-08-21

MACHINE PORTABILITY

I downloaded an Apple “equivalent” to the Notepad+++ editor. It did not have
ability to change the size of the tab character. The best current solution to the
tab character size problem is to set the tab size of the Windows and Linux editors
at eight characters. I have also developed a softwarepartslibrary for replacing tab
characters with the equivalent number of blank characters.

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I, A Programmer, Am Also A Quality Assurance Manager

July 31, 2018

To be strictly compliant with ISO-9001, Programmers must
use enforceable standard methods and processes.

Assembly Language Programmers used macros for common
multi-instruction processes. These macros, once developed,
were never changed.

Software “breaks fatally” when it illegally writes. The
error cannot be fixed and it might take the machine down.

There are many error detection code segments that programmers
use during checkout and then remove before delivery.

I developed a C++ Macro Preprocessor to provide a highly
competent macro capability to facilitate using error detection code.

Unlike the Macro Assembler, my C++ Macro Preprocessor prepared
source code exclusively from the Macros.

IBM developed the first piece of error-free software in 1968.
It was the PL/1 Compiler and it was a joy to use.

The PL/I Compiler was error free due the strict application of
the requirements of simple precedence.

In the late 1960’s, Bob Prince of Lockheed developed a simple
precedence based compiler writer which I used.

In the early 1970’s, I used the Lockheed Compiler Writer to
prepare non-compiler applications with moderate success.

I had difficulty with the Compiler Writer on non-compiler
applications because data flows differently than processes.

I realized many years later that a multidimensional precedence
process could manage both processes and the data flow.

I learned how to make a set of coupled precedence processors
that “policed” the use of classes and the flow of data.

I updated my C++ Macro Processor to render it capable of
deploying simple precedence principles to my programming efforts.

My Macro Processor satisfied the Standard Methods and
processes requirements of ISO-9001.

I inadvertently became a Quality Assurance Manager.

PROGRESS REPORT

June 1, 2018

This purpose of this post is to publish single line
reports on the projects performed during the week.

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2018/05/22

COMMON CLASS STRUCT LIBRARY

The functional tests of the CommonClassStruct library have been successfully
completed. The certification tests which include error detection will now be
started.

2018/05/29

COMMON CLASS LIBRARIES

A common problem throughout all of the commonclass libraries is the enforcement
of unique alias names. For example, a typedef alias name cannot subsequently used
to define a structure. A unique enforcement technique is to add additional descriptive
characters. For example the typedef name “name” would be in reality name_typedef.
This enforcement technique will be implemented. The certification tests for the
CommonClassStruct will be delayed until these modifications are completed.

Resume Preparation: A Gigantic “Plumbing” Project

May 2, 2018

We all understand a Plumbing Project. This where a supposedly
simple task become a massive, complex effort.

One of the common “Plumbing Projects” in today’s environment
is the preparation of a resume.

Each resume must be customized to the target audience. This
effort usually takes several hours to complete.

Resumes are always needed: Job searches, contracts, professional
network, and volunteering activities.

The resume effort is made more complex due to the need to paste
it into a web-site window, discovered usually at the last moment.

I have been using my Programmable Software Development Environment
to maintain its manual. Its use has greatly simplified this task.

WHATIFWE used the Programmable Software Development Environment
to develop resumes? Would it help? Yes it does!

PROGRESS REPORT

February 9, 2018

This purpose of this post is to publish single line
reports on the projects performed during the week.

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2018-02-06

CLASS DEVELOPMENT

It is necessary to review the classcommontypedef, classcommonelement, and
classcommonarray libraries to enforce all alias names are in the name format.
If not, additional tests need to be added.

2018-02-07

CLASS DEVELOPMENT

The classcommontypedef, classcommonelement, and
classcommonarray libraries have been modified to enforce name format for
all alias names.

The Twitter Seminar On The Development of Error Free Software Continues — Session 5

January 16, 2018

CAN WE PREVENT ERRORS DURING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT?

It is important to detect and properly respond to an error
condition during the execution of the product.

It is also very important to prevent errors in the software
development process.

Perhaps we should look again at the development of military
hardware, circa, 1980’s.

In the hardware world, Quality Assurance begins with the
selection of a set of parts.

Management selected a set of Integrated Circuits and the
Engineers were required to use them in the design.

Would you believe it if I told you that there is an software
equivalent to the integrated circuit?

There is a “software part” equivalent and it is not an object
(which is more like a circuit board).

We can find our “software part” in the history of software
engineering.

Specifically, it is the macro instruction set in the
macro-assembler circa 1990.

These macros were used to define common multi-instruction
processes such as 4-byte addition in a Z80 machine.

Once defined, these macros were never changed. They became
standard “Software Parts”.

Unfortunately, the use macro instruction set was optional
in the development of an assembly language program.

WHATIFWE had development software tool that produced source
code exclusively from a set of macros?

PROGRESS REPORT

January 5, 2018

This purpose of this post is to publish single line
reports on the projects performed during the week.

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2017/12/30

CLASS DEVELOPMENT

The classcommontypedef library has been successfully exported to
the apple machine. Its test file has been simplified with an utility
software part. An additional test to certify proper behavior for an
empty read sequence.

RELATIVITY BOOK/TOASTMASTER SPEECH

My Toastmaster Mentor and I both agree that my “RULES OF PHYSICS”
is has a conference/class room format and needs to be revised to be
more interesting and understandable. The revision process has been
started.

2018/01/01

CLASS DEVELOPMENT – COMMON TYPEDEF CLASS

An additional test to certify proper behavior for an empty read sequences has
been successfully developed and run on the Apple Machine. This project has
been successfully exported to the Windows and Linux machine. This library
is now usable on all three machines.

2018/01/04

CLASS DEVELOPMENT – COMMON ARRAY CLASS

The Common Array class has been update and is now exportable. It has
not been tested yet.

PROGRESS REPORT

December 22, 2017

his purpose of this post is to publish single line
reports on the projects performed during the week.

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2017-12-14

EXPLRPDE UPGRADE

The explrpde program has been installed and tested in the Windows machine.

2017-12-16

CLASS DEVELOPMENT

Tab Removal has been added to the classcommonfloat libary
making its corresponding parts portable to the Apple machine.

2017-12-17

CLASS DEVELOPMENT

Tab Removal has been added to the classcommonfloat libary
making its corresponding parts portable to the Windows machine.

2017-12-19

RELATIVITY BOOK

The preliminary next Toastmaster’s reading book speech has been prepared.

2017-12-20

CLASS DEVELOPMENT

Tab Removal has been added to the classcommonname libary
making its corresponding parts portable to the Apple machine.

ISO9001 BASED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

December 20, 2017

To be strictly compliant with ISO9001, Programmers must use enforceable standard methods and processes.

Assembly Language Programmers used macros for common multi-instruction processes. These macros, once developed, were never changed.

Software “breaks fatally” when it illegally writes. The error cannot be fixed and it might take the machine down.

There are many error detection code segments that programmers use during checkout and then remove before delivery.

I developed a C++ Macro Preprocessor to provide a highly competent macro capability to facilitate using error detection code.

WHATIFWE used C++ Macro Preprocessor and its Macros to implement the Standards required by ISO9001?

PROGRESS REPORT

November 3, 2017

This purpose of this post is to publish single line
reports on the projects performed during the week.

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2017-10-27

ELEMENT SOFTWARE PARTS LIBRARY

The element software parts library has been functionally tested.
Minor changes have were necessary to both the typedef and element
software parts libraries. The next step is to define the certification
test.

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2017-10-28

ELEMENT SOFTWARE PARTS LIBRARY

The element software parts library passed the certification test on the LINUX
machine. Performing this test on the Windows and Apple machine is the
next task.

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2017-10-30

ELEMENT SOFTWARE PARTS LIBRARY

The element software parts library passed the certification test on the Windows
machine. The software parts associated with the Array software parts library
have been modified to use the element parts library

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2017-11-01

ELEMENT SOFTWARE PARTS LIBRARY

It has been determined that the processing of arrays was best accomplished by
the structure software parts library. The preparation of the structure software
parts library has been started.