SNAP is the Software Non-functional Assessment Process. APM is the Assessment practices Manual.
The International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG) is pleased to announce the release of the new Software Non-functional Assessment Process (SNAP) Assessment Practices Manual 2.3 under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike License.
An APM 2.3 Quick Reference Guide is also available.
Release 2.3 contains more clarifications and examples:
- For each subcategory, a set of rules and examples were added, to better clarify how to jointly count Function Points and SNAP Points.
- Examples and notes were added to the subcategories for more clarification, based on users questions.
- Graphical examples were added to subcategory 4.2.
- Formulas to determine the Non-functional size for enhancement projects were modified.
To obtain a copy of the manual, navigate to the IFPUG Online Store, select the Featured Product: APM 2.3 Assessment Practices Manual (SNAP) NO CHARGE, complete and submit an order for an electronic copy. You will be asked to log in, as either a member or a visitor, in order to check out the order.
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