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The main stages are called proof-of-principle, prototype, alpha and beta release, and product. With the exception of the proof-of-principle stage, these stages should not be new concepts to software engineers. The proof-of-principle stage represents the more traditional specification stage. Rapid prototyping offers a similar proof-of-principle stage.


Ronald LeRoi Burback