Extreme programming explained

embrace change (The XP series)

Paperback, 189 pages

English language

Published Nov. 22, 2005 by Addison-Wesley.

ISBN:
9780321278654
OCLC Number:
56526718

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Accountability. Transparency. Responsibility. These are not words that are often applied to software development.

In this completely revised introduction to Extreme Programming (XP), Kent Beck describes how to improve your software development by integrating these highly desirable concepts into your daily development process.

The first edition of Extreme Programming Explained is a classic. It won awards for its then-radical ideas for improving small-team development, such as having developers write automated tests for their own code and having the whole team plan weekly. Much has changed in five years. This completely rewritten second edition expands the scope of XP to teams of any size by suggesting a program of continuous improvement based on:

• Five core values consistent with excellence in software development • Eleven principles for putting those values into action • Thirteen primary and eleven corollary practices to help you push development past its current business and technical limitations …

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Subjects

  • Computer software -- Development
  • eXtreme programming