Question: What problems are there in basing project estimates on how many lines of code the project will have to produce?
Question: What do we know about a project at initiation stage?
FPA looks at each transaction in a design, and assigns a score. These are added up to give the "logic size" of the application. Factors affecting logic size are:
The complexity of the application
Other factors that affect productivity on a specific project are taken into account, such as staff skills
Industry standards for productivity given (how many function points per hour). Replace these with your own as you gain experience
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