Welcome at NESMA (Netherlands Software Metrics Association), the second largest Functional Sizing Measurement Organization in in the world. You'll find information about NESMA, Function Point Analysis (FPA) and other software metrics.
The new version of this popular guide (1.2) has been translated into English and is available for download in the Books section (button NESMA Guides).
This case study is based on real specificationsstudy and shows how the COSMIC method should be applied to measure a small web application. It has been assembled by the COSMIC Counting Practices Committee of NESMA to share the experiences with the COSMIC community approach of applying COSMIC early in the System Development Life Cycle.
NESMA's world famous approach of counting function points early in the System Development Life Cycle has been translated into several languages.
All NESMA books, except the ISO Certified Counting Practices Manual, you may download free of charge from http://books.nesma.nl. This way NESMA stimulates the further promulgation of FPA.
Available in English (and some other languages):
For Dutch books see http://boeken.nesma.nl
See the Download page
This manual is also valuable for people using the IFPUG CPM. Besides the ISO-certified Detail FPA method It describes the ISO-certified methods Indicative FPA and Estimated FPA, that can be used for early sizing. The manual also offers additional practical counting guidelines.
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