Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change (2nd Edition) by Kent Beck, Cynthia Andres

By Kent Beck, Cynthia Andres

<BLOCKQUOTE>“In this moment variation of Extreme Programming Explained, Kent Beck organizes and provides 5 years’ worthy of studies, development, and alter revolving round XP. when you are heavily attracted to realizing the way you and your staff can begin down the trail of development with XP, you need to learn this book.”

Francesco Cirillo, leader govt Officer, XPLabs S.R.L. <BLOCKQUOTE>“The first variation of this publication informed us what XP was—it replaced the best way many people take into consideration software program improvement. This moment variation takes it farther and provides us much more of the ‘why’ of XP, the motivations and the foundations in the back of the practices. this can be nice stuff. Armed with the ‘what’ and the ‘why,’ we will be able to now ready out to optimistically paintings at the ‘how’: tips on how to run our initiatives greater, and the way to get agile recommendations followed in our organizations.”

Dave Thomas, The Pragmatic Programmers LLC <BLOCKQUOTE>“This publication is dynamite! It used to be innovative whilst it first seemed many years in the past, and this re-creation is both profound. if you happen to insist on cookbook checklists, there’s an exceptional bankruptcy on ‘primary practices,’ yet i encourage you to start through actually considering the that means of the outlet sentence within the first bankruptcy of Kent Beck’s ebook: ‘XP is ready social change.’ you need to do no matter what it takes to make sure that each IT expert and each IT manager—all the way in which as much as the CIO—has a replica of Extreme Programming Explained on his or her desk.”

Ed Yourdon, writer and advisor <BLOCKQUOTE>“XP is a robust set of suggestions for simplifying the method of software program layout, improvement, and checking out. it's approximately minimalism and incrementalism, that are specially invaluable rules while tackling complicated difficulties that require a stability of creativity and discipline.”

Michael A. Cusumano, Professor, MIT Sloan institution of administration, and writer of The enterprise of Software <BLOCKQUOTE>“Extreme Programming Explained is the paintings of a skilled and passionate craftsman. Kent Beck has introduced jointly a compelling selection of principles approximately programming and administration that merits your complete cognizance. My simply red meat is that our occupation has gotten to some extent the place such common sense principles are classified ‘extreme.’...”

Lou Mazzucchelli, Fellow, Cutter company know-how Council<BLOCKQUOTE>“If your company is prepared for a transformation within the manner it develops software program, there’s the sluggish incremental strategy, solving issues one after the other, or the quick tune, leaping toes first into severe Programming. don't be apprehensive by means of the identify, it isn't that severe in any respect. it's ordinarily stable previous recipes and customary experience, well built-in jointly, doing away with the entire fats that has gathered over the years.”

Philippe Kruchten, UBC, Vancouver, British Columbia<BLOCKQUOTE>“Sometimes revolutionaries get left at the back of because the circulation they all started takes on a lifetime of its personal. during this e-book, Kent Beck indicates that he is still prior to the curve, prime XP to its subsequent point. Incorporating 5 years of suggestions, this publication takes a clean examine what it takes to improve greater software program in much less time and for much less cash. There aren't any silver bullets the following, only a set of useful ideas that, while used properly, can result in dramatic advancements in software program improvement productivity.”

Mary Poppendieck, writer of Lean software program improvement: An Agile Toolkit <BLOCKQUOTE>“Kent Beck has revised his vintage booklet in line with 5 extra years of utilizing and educating XP. He exhibits how the trail to XP is either effortless and difficult: it may be began with fewer practices, and but it demanding situations groups to move farther than ever.”

William Wake, self reliant advisor <BLOCKQUOTE>“With new insights, knowledge from event, and clearer causes of the paintings of maximum Programming, this variation of Beck’s vintage can assist many become aware of the dream of remarkable software program development.”

Joshua Kerievsky, writer of Refactoring to Patterns and Founder, business good judgment, Inc.<BLOCKQUOTE>“XP has replaced the best way our thinks approximately software program improvement. Its significant simplicity, concentrated execution, and insistence on fact-based making plans over hypothesis have set a brand new commonplace for software program delivery.”

David Trowbridge, Architect, Microsoft Corporation
Accountability. Transparency. accountability. those aren't phrases which are usually utilized to software program improvement.

In this thoroughly revised creation to severe Programming (XP), Kent Beck describes the best way to increase your software program improvement by means of integrating those hugely fascinating thoughts into your day-by-day improvement process.

The first variation of Extreme Programming Explained is a vintage. It gained awards for its then-radical rules for making improvements to small-team improvement, similar to having builders write computerized assessments for his or her personal code and having the entire staff plan weekly. a lot has replaced in 5 years. This thoroughly rewritten moment version expands the scope of XP to groups of any measurement by way of suggesting a application of continuing development established on:
* 5 center values in line with excellence in software program development
* 11 rules for placing these values into action
* 13 basic and 11 corollary practices that will help you push improvement earlier its present enterprise and technical limitations

Whether you may have a small group that's already heavily aligned along with your shoppers or a wide workforce in a huge or multinational association, you can find in those pages a wealth of principles to problem, encourage, and inspire you and your group individuals to considerably increase your software program improvement.

You will notice how to:
* contain the entire team—XP style
* bring up technical collaboration via pair programming and non-stop integration
* decrease defects via developer testing
* Align company and technical judgements via weekly and quarterly planning
* increase teamwork through establishing an informative, shared workspace

You also will locate many different concrete principles for development, all in line with a philosophy that emphasizes concurrently expanding the humanity and effectiveness of software program development.

Every staff can enhance. each crew can commence enhancing this present day. development is possible—beyond what we will be able to at present think. Extreme Programming defined, moment Edition, deals principles to gas your development for years to come.

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