V-Models VS Waterfall models

The V-model is a software development process which can be presumed to be the extension of the waterfall model. Instead of moving down in a linear way, the process steps are bent upwards after the coding phase, to form the typical V shape. The V-Model demonstrates the relationships between each phase of the development life cycle and its associated phase of testing

The waterfall model is a sequential software development model (a process for the creation of software) in which development is seen as flowing steadily downwards (like a waterfall) through the phases of requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing (validation), integration, and maintenance. The origin of the term “waterfall” is often cited to be an article published in 1970 by Winston W. Royce (1929–1995),[1] although Royce did not use the term “waterfall” in this article. Ironically, Royce was presenting this model as an example of a flawed, non-working model (Royce 1970).

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