A software is a set of instructions that can be stored in an abstract form in a computer. The fruits or the results of a good software can be so rewarding to its developer as he can sell it to the willing buyer at cheap prices to many or at an expensive price to a few people for the sake of uniqueness. The software development world is a very lucrative world as it is running a significant portion of the global economy.
The primary source of computer software is the language software which is used to make another kind of software and computer instructions. The existence of computer virus software that has been attacking business communication systems and those of highly guarded government secrets, there has been the need of development of anti-virus software which is very effective in reducing fraud and information tapping. Technology has made it possible with the help of software to save lives that could be lost in the war fronts by using software-driven devices at a remote base or control.
The old filing system was tedious and complicated in big businesses that handled large files, but this has been solved by software which has made recording easy and accurate as one can save many files in soft copy form and refer to them in the future without having to search for the many manual files. Students who has specialized in the software development courses can perform their practical lessons with the help of software language and develop new programs which could place them and their school in the world map.
Softwares have helped man in exploration of the space and other uninhabitable places. Softwares have since been developed and installed on aircraft systems and the control towers to ensure that the airplane can be remotely monitored and manipulated by a person in the control tower thus overriding the manual pilot control of the plane.
Software development has changed the world significantly from business to the government fields. Laws made and amended can be published by the judiciary or the parliament into the national online forum and website which is always a product of software development.
Developers have to consider the purpose of that specific software when he makes it ensure that it fits it’s purpose. The team of developers has to be thorough in what they do because a small negligence on their professionalism can lead to extreme consequences. If there are losses caused by the directly foreseeable negligence of the software developers; the aggrieved party has all the rights to bring a legal action against the software developer.