|Overview: Function Points|
|Type||Information Technology Metric|
|Definition||The number of functional requirements implemented by a software component.|
|Value||Used to estimate software complexity.|
|Related Concepts||Lines Of Code|
What are Function Points?
John Spacey, updated on March 26, 2017
A function point is a metric of software complexity that generally corresponds to one functional requirement. In many cases, behavioral requirements such as use cases may also be considered function points. It is common to exclude non-functional requirements from a function point metric.
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