Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# (Google eBook)

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Pearson Education, Jul 20, 2006 - Computers - 768 pages
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With the award-winning book Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices, Robert C. Martin helped bring Agile principles to tens of thousands of Java and C++ programmers. Now .NET programmers have a definitive guide to agile methods with this completely updated volume from Robert C. Martin and Micah Martin, Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#.

This book presents a series of case studies illustrating the fundamentals of Agile development and Agile design, and moves quickly from UML models to real C# code. The introductory chapters lay out the basics of the agile movement, while the later chapters show proven techniques in action. The book includes many source code examples that are also available for download from the authors’ Web site.

Readers will come away from this book understanding

  • Agile principles, and the fourteen practices of Extreme Programming
  • Spiking, splitting, velocity, and planning iterations and releases
  • Test-driven development, test-first design, and acceptance testing
  • Refactoring with unit testing
  • Pair programming
  • Agile design and design smells
  • The five types of UML diagrams and how to use them effectively
  • Object-oriented package design and design patterns
  • How to put all of it together for a real-world project

Whether you are a C# programmer or a Visual Basic or Java programmer learning C#, a software development manager, or a business analyst, Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# is the first book you should read to understand agile software and how it applies to programming in the .NET Framework.


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After finishing this book and thinking about how useful its contents would be for me in the workplace right now in the (almost) final quarter of 2014, I have concluded that this book is a valuable ... Read full review

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If you can buy only one book on agile development in C#, this is the book you should buy. It is well written and a pleasuer to read. It has many examples in C# illlustrating agile development with patterns. Read full review


Section III The Payroll Case Study
Versatility and Multitasking
Inheritance versus Delegation
23 Facade and Mediator
24 Singleton and Monostate
25 Null Object
Iteration 1

3 Planning
4 Testing
5 Refactoring
6 A Programming Episode
Section II Agile Design
7 What Is Agile Design?
8 The SingleResponsibility Principle SRP
9 The OpenClosed Principle OCP
10 The Liskov Substitution Principle LSP
11 The DependencyInversion Principle DIP
12 The Interface Segregation Principle ISP
13 Overview of UML for C Programmers
14 Working with Diagrams
15 State Diagrams
16 Object Diagrams
17 Use Cases
18 Sequence Diagrams
19 Class Diagrams
20 Heuristics and Coffee
Section IV Packaging the Payroll System
28 Principles of Package and Component Design
29 Factory
Package Analysis
31 Composite
Evolving into a Pattern
33 Abstract Server Adapter and Bridge
Managing ThirdParty APIs
35 Visitor
36 State
The Database
Appendix A A Satire of Two Companies
Appendix B What Is Software?
Practices of Extreme Programming
The Principles of Object Oriented Design

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About the author (2006)

Robert C. Martin has been a software professional since 1970 and an international software consultant since 1990. He is founder and president of Object Mentor, Inc., a team of experienced consultants who mentor their clients in the fields of C++, Java, OO, Patterns, UML, Agile Methodologies, and Extreme Programming.

Micah Martin works with Object Mentor as a developer, consultant, and mentor on topics ranging from object-oriented principles and patterns to agile software development practices. Micah is the cocreator and lead developer of the open source FitNesse project. He is also a published author and speaks regularly at conferences.

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