Practices of an Agile Developer: Working in the Real World

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Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2006 - Computers - 189 pages
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These are the proven, effective agile practices that will make you a better developer. You'll learn pragmatic ways of approaching the development process and your personal coding techniques. You'll learn about your own attitudes, issues with working on a team, and how to best manage your learning, all in an iterative, incremental, agile style. You'll see how to apply each practice, and what benefits you can expect. Bottom line: This book will make you a better developer.

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User Review  - brikis98 - LibraryThing

The practices in this book are genuinely good and worth thinking about. The presentation format - essentially a long list of advice - could use some work. Some good quotes: Agile development uses ... Read full review

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User Review  - kiparsky - LibraryThing

There are several new-fangled models of software development out there, and most of the writing on them reads like the indoctrination materials of some weird cult. This is no different, a collection ... Read full review

Contents

Agile Software Development
2
Beginning Agility
5
Work for Outcome
13
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About the author (2006)

Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects. He is a frequently invited speaker at international software conferences and user groups.



He's author of ".NET Gotchas" (O'Reilly), coauthor of the 2007 Jolt Productivity award-winning book "Practices of an Agile Developer" (Pragmatic Bookshelf), and author of "Programming Groovy" (Pragmatic Bookshelf).

Andy Hunt is a programmer turned consultant, author and publisher. He co-authored the best-selling book "The Pragmatic Programmer", was one of the 17 founders of the Agile Alliance, and co-founded the Pragmatic Bookshelf, publishing award-winning and critically acclaimed books for software developers.

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