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Want to be a better developer? This books collects the personal habits, ideas, and approaches of successful agile software developers and presents them in a series of short, easy-to-digest tips. This isn't academic fluff; follow these ideas and you'll show yourself, your teammates, and your managers real results. These are the proven and effective agile practices that will make you a better developer.

This book will help you improve five areas of your career:

  • The Development Process
  • What to Do While Coding
  • Developer Attitudes
  • Project and Team Management
  • Iterative and Incremental Learning

These practices provide guidelines that will help you succeed in delivering and meeting your user's expectations, even if the domain is unfamiliar. You'll be able to keep normal project pressure from turning into disastrous stress while writing code, and see how to effectively coordinate mentors, team leads, and developers in harmony.

You can learn all this stuff the hard way, but this book can save you time and pain. Read it, and you'll be a better developer.

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Through a series of short tips, consultants Subramaniam and Hunt share the personal habits, ideas and approaches of successful software developers. They instruct readers on ways to establish and maintain an agile working environment, to meet users' expectations, to improve coding and debugging, and to use collaborative techniques. They also warn developers against various tempting shortcuts.
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Book News Annotation:

Through a series of short tips, consultants Subramaniam and Hunt share the personal habits, ideas and approaches of successful software developers. They instruct readers on ways to establish and maintain an agile working environment, to meet users' expectations, to improve coding and debugging, and to use collaborative techniques. They also warn developers against various tempting shortcuts. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Want to be a better developer? This book collects the personal habits, ideas, and approaches of successful agile software developers and presents them in aseries of short, easy-to-digest tips.

Synopsis:

Want to be a better developer? This books collects the personal habits, ideas, and approaches of successful agile software developers and presents them in a series of short, easy-to-digest tips. This isn't academic fluff; follow these ideas and you'll show yourself, your teammates, and your managers real results. These are the proven and effective agile practices that will make you a better developer. This book will help you improve five areas of your career: * The Development Process * What to Do While Coding * Developer Attitudes * Project and Team Management * Iterative and Incremental Learning These practices provide guidelines that will help you succeed in delivering and meeting your user's expectations, even if the domain is unfamiliar. You'll be able to keep normal project pressure from turning into disastrous stress while writing code, and see how to effectively coordinate mentors, team leads, and developers in harmony. You can learn all this stuff the hard way, but this book can save you time and pain. Read it, and you'll be a better developer.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780974514086
Author:
Subramaniam, Venkat
Publisher:
Pragmatic Bookshelf
Author:
Subramaniam Venkat
Author:
Hunt, Andy
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Computer Engineering
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Computer software
Subject:
Development
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Subject:
Computer software -- Development.
Subject:
Software Engineering-General
Subject:
Agile;Extreme Programming;XP;best practices;methodology;methods;software engineering
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Pragmatic Programmers
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 7.5 x 0.65 in 0.97 lb

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Want to be a better developer? This book collects the personal habits, ideas, and approaches of successful agile software developers and presents them in aseries of short, easy-to-digest tips.
"Synopsis" by , Want to be a better developer? This books collects the personal habits, ideas, and approaches of successful agile software developers and presents them in a series of short, easy-to-digest tips. This isn't academic fluff; follow these ideas and you'll show yourself, your teammates, and your managers real results. These are the proven and effective agile practices that will make you a better developer. This book will help you improve five areas of your career: * The Development Process * What to Do While Coding * Developer Attitudes * Project and Team Management * Iterative and Incremental Learning These practices provide guidelines that will help you succeed in delivering and meeting your user's expectations, even if the domain is unfamiliar. You'll be able to keep normal project pressure from turning into disastrous stress while writing code, and see how to effectively coordinate mentors, team leads, and developers in harmony. You can learn all this stuff the hard way, but this book can save you time and pain. Read it, and you'll be a better developer.
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