XP Archive

Effective Pairing: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Pairing can be a highly effective practice that adds significant value to a project, or it can be a disaster whose cost far exceeds managers’ fears that they are just paying two people to do the work

XP: After 10 years, why are we still talking about it?

Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin looks into XP’s rearviewmirror, lessons learned, and the current status of Agile development. It has been 10 years since Extreme Programming broke upon our industry. In that time we have seen the rise

Lecture – 26 Agile Development

Lecture on Software Engineering by , Prof. Umesh Bellur,  Department of Computer Science & Engineering ,IIT Bombay. The objectives are to are to explain how iterative and incremental development process leads to faster delivery of more useful

10 ways to screw up with Scrum & XP

Scrum & XP may sound deceptively simple. But once you get down to the everyday practical stuff there are many subtle traps hiding about. Common mistakes that are easy to make and hard to detect, mistakes that

Kent Beck Keynote at RailConf 2008

Kent Beck is the founder and director of Three Rivers Institute (TRI). His career has combined the practice of software development with reflection, innovation, and communication. His contributions to software development include patterns for software, the rediscovery