Extreme programming perspectives

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Addison-Wesley, 2003 - Computers - 624 pages
-- Contains the best papers from the world's two leading Extreme Programming conferences: XP 2001 and XP Universe.

-- Helps organizations fully understand, transition to, and overcome the common challenges of Extreme Programming.

For some, Extreme Programming represents a new set of rules, for others it is a humanistic set of values, and to still others it is a very dangerous over simplification of software development. Anyway you slice it, Extreme Programming is thought-provoking and controversial. Extreme Programming Perspectives collects the best papers from the world's two leading XP conferences, and presents this information in a handy, easily-digestible format that allows reader to determine whether XP is a prudent undertaking for their organization, and how their organization can optimize their XP initiatives. The book contains contributions from the most renowned names in the XP field, including Kent Beck, Martin Fowler, Ward Cunningham, and Ron Jeffries. Despite the growing acceptance of XP, readers need information to understand and optimize this agile method. They need to place XP in perspective. This book provides what they need.

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Contents

Which AM Should I Use?
17
The System Metaphor Explored
35
Ways to Keep Tour
49
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Marchesi is professor of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Cagliari, Italy.

Succi is a professor of software engineering at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. He holds a Laurea degree in electrical engineering from the University of Genova, Italy, an MSc in computer science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Genova. Dr. Succi is a registered professional engineer in Alberta and in Italy.

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