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The Art of Agile Developmentby James Shore
Synopses & Reviews
James Shore, signatory number ten to the Agile Manifesto, has been coaching agile teams large and small before they were called agile. He brings both breadth and depth to his discussion of agile development. In 2005, the Agile Alliance recognized James with their most significant award, the Gordon Pask Award for Contributions to Agile Practice. James is an internationally recognized speaker who consults for companies interested in agile development. He writes about agile development on his top-ranked blog, jamesshore.com.
Shane Warden manages Onyx Neon Press, an independent publisher. His areas of expertise include agile software development, language design, and virtual machines for dynamic languages. He is also a published novelist. His books include The Art of Agile Development and Masterminds of Programming.
For those considering Extreme Programming, this book provides no-nonsense advice on agile planning, development, delivery, and management taken from the
The Art of Agile Development contains practical guidance for anyone considering or applying agile development for building valuable software. Plenty of books describe what agile development is or why it helps software projects succeed, but very few combine information for developers, managers, testers, and customers into a single package that they can apply directly.
This book provides no-nonsense advice on agile planning, development, delivery, and management taken from the
Table of Contents
Pt. I. Getting Started — 1. Why Agile? — 2. How to Be Agile — 3. Understanding XP — 4. Adopting XP — Pt. II. Practicing XP — 5. Thinking — 6. Collaborating — 7. Releasing — 8. Planning — 9. Developing — Pt. III. Mastering Agility — 10. Values and Principles — 11. Improve the Process — 12. Rely on People — 13. Eliminate Waste — 14. Deliver Value — 15. Seek Technical Excellence
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