Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change (Revised)

Kent Beck (Author) Cynthia Andres (Author)
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Description

Nearly five years after the first edition of this book exploded on to the market, noted software engineering guru and the father of Extreme Programming (XP)Kent Beck provides a fresh look at this controversial topic. XP remains themost popular agile methodology in software development, and many believe itis ideal for small to mid-size development organizations. However, XP is notwithout its detractors. The goal of the book remains to help programmers andteams decide if XP is the right path to pursue. The book offers advice, but doesnot provide a prescriptive, "how to" style format. This Fifth AnniversaryEdition enhances the full knowledge of XP and gives both the advocate andskeptic of XP full detail to move forward with an informed opinion.

Product Details

Price
$44.99
Publisher
Addison-Wesley Professional
Publish Date
November 16, 2004
Pages
224
Dimensions
9.1 X 0.5 X 7.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780321278654

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About the Author

Kent Beck consistently challenges software engineering dogma, promoting ideas like patterns, test-driven development, and Extreme Programming. Currently affiliated with Three Rivers Institute and Agitar Software, he is the author of many Addison-Wesley titles. Cynthia Andres holds a B.S. in psychology with advanced work in organizational behavior, decision analysis, and women's studies. She has worked with Kent on the social aspects of Extreme Programming since its inception. She is also affiliated with Three Rivers Institute. 0