Function Points Are Fantasy Points – The TameFlow Approach

Function Points are a well known metric for software sizing. If you are unfamiliar with the concept, take a look at Wikipedia’s entry for Function Point. In this post we argue that Function Points are an inadequate tool for estimating modern applications – and in particular contemporary web applications.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at


Is anyone still using Function Points nowadays ?


Yes, I believe there are still many who use FPs.