Setting the Right Expectations

Software Engineering Done Right — s02e02.1

Iwan Eising
May 6, 2021 · 13 min read

It is tempting to claim that security is requirement number zero as it emphasizes the importance of building secure software. I cannot deny that security is important and that is why the previous episode ensured that the security framework for the Phonebook application is top notch or at least adequate. There is one requirement even more important than security, and that is usability. When a product, any product, is not usable, it is in fact useless. And useless products are not worth the effort to engineer