Software design document examples

Software design document examples

It's important for software developers to establish strong parameters for each project. Software design documents can do just that. Check out this page for a customizable example that will guide your software design to success.

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Making a software design document

Some software engineers may not understand the role that software design documents play in a comprehensive design process. These documents represent collaboration between a developer and the client. They contain an outline of required design elements and the justification for each one. WIthout a software design document, it's easy to miscommunicate and end up with an unsatisfactory product.

Free templates for software design documents

The example on this page is fully editable. Just click on the image to open Lucidchart's user-friendly editor, where you can add text, images, and custom-made diagrams. The best part? Lucidchart makes it easy to collaborate with anybody, with edits that sync in real-time. You get to choose the permissions for each collaborator, from viewing to commenting to editing. If you'd like to make a template from one of your files, just click the “Convert to Template” button on the documents page.

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