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  Extreme Programming - Uncyclopedia
Extreme Programming (XP) is a revolutionary software development methodology in which programmers write code whilst skiing down mountains, parachuting out of airplanes, being chased by ravenous sharks, or participating in any of a wide variety of other extreme sports.
Extreme Programming was developed by Kent Beck after yet another enormously successful (but enormously boring) waterfall software project.
The key to Extreme Programming is setting an absurdly unsustainable pace (usually 200 miles per hour or more, which is necessary to maintain Project Velocity) and then forcing the programmer to sustain it or suffer an agonizing death.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Extreme_Programming   (527 words)

 Extreme Programming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Extreme Programming was created by Kent Beck, Ward Cunningham, and Ron Jeffries during their work on the Chrysler Comprehensive Compensation System (C3) payroll project.
Software development in the 1990s was shaped by two major influences: internally, object-oriented programming replaced procedural programming as the programming paradigm favored by some in the industry; externally, the rise of the Internet and the dot-com boom emphasized speed-to-market and company-growth as competitive business factors.
Extreme Programming techniques can be viewed as methods for rapidly building and disseminating institutional knowledge among members of a development team.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Extreme_Programming   (3524 words)

 What is Extreme Programming?
Extreme Programming is a discipline of software development based on values of simplicity, communication, feedback, and courage.
Extreme Programming teams use a simple form of planning and tracking to decide what should be done next and to predict when the project will be done.
Extreme Programming is about team responsibility for all code, for coding in a consistent pattern so that everyone can read everyone's code, about keeping the system running and integrated all the time.
www.xprogramming.com /xpmag/whatisxp.htm   (2478 words)

 Extreme Programming - Student Game Developer Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Extreme programming is a software development method characterized by constant refactoring and integration, test-driven development and simplicity in design.
Extreme programming is when two or more programmers simultaneously work on the code together.
Extreme Programming (at least in it's purest form) is definately not meant to be used everywhere.
www.sgda.org /forums/showthread.php?t=1840   (1979 words)

 Extreme Programming PC Magazine - Find Articles
Extreme Programming defines a way of bringing customers and programmers together in a tightly integrated team with working conditions that promote communication and problem solving.
Extreme Programming breaks development into bite-size chunks and relies on daily face-to-face team communication and lots of testing; the assumption that specifications will change is built into the process.
Joshua Kerievsky, president of Industrial Logic, an Extreme Programming mentoring firm, says the most important step in evaluating the potential success of an XP project is determining whether the developers and client can handle the necessary sea change.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zdpcm/is_200302/ai_ziff36115   (786 words)

 More programmers going "Extreme" | CNET News.com
Advocates say Extreme Programming creates software that is not only of higher quality, but is produced much more quickly than is the norm.
Extreme Programming formalizes the process of writing code via its series of outlines and work rules.
Extreme claims to offer something close--a solution to the coding mind-set that a perfect product can't be produced quickly and that a quickly produced product can't be perfect.
news.com.com /2100-1040-255167.html   (1227 words)

 Extreme Programming (XP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Extreme Programming (XP) is a discipline of software development based on values of simplicity, communication and feedback.
It works by bringing the whole team together in the presence of simple practices, with enough feedback to enable the team to Check where they are and to tune the practices to their unique situation.
Extreme Programming is not a complete template for the entire delivery organization.
www.c-sharpcorner.com /Code/2004/Feb/XtremeProgramming.asp   (1100 words)

 Extreme Programming (XP) FAQ
Extreme Programming (or XP) is a set of values, principles and practices for rapidly developing high-quality software that provides the highest value for the customer in the fastest way possible.
XP is extreme in the sense that it takes 12 well-known software development "best practices" to their logical extremes -- turning them all up to "10" (or "11" for Spinal Tap fans).
Her work is summarized in the paper The Costs and Benefits of Pair Programming, which she co-wrote with Alistair Cockburn.
www.jera.com /techinfo/xpfaq.html   (2873 words)

 Extreme Programming - A short Intro.
By the time when you are reading this article you could have started hearing the word Extreme programming.
In extreme programming everyone has their rights and they can raise voice if anything goes against their rights.
Since extreme programming is good for companies with less man power or smaller companies, they can use extreme programming methodologies while they are growing itself.
www.macronimous.com /resources/extreme_programming.asp   (591 words)

 (ootips) Extreme Programming
Extreme Programming (XP) is the name that Kent Beck has given to a lightweight development process he has been evolving over the years.
The short term value is that you program faster over hour and greater time scales, the code is higher quality, and there is much less stress.
The short term value is that you program faster, and you feel better because your understanding and the system as seldom far out of sync.
ootips.org /xp.html   (4224 words)

 Extreme Programming - Home
Extreme Programming, Agile Software Development or Light Software Methodologies have been gaining in popularity.
Extreme Programming leads to faster delivery of useful code and a substantial reduction in project risk.
To learn more see a summary of Extreme Programming and Power Point Presentations: Fad, Fall-back or Fail-Safe Fast Forward [62kB] and XP addresses 10 reasons for Project Failure [52kB].
www.xp.co.nz   (348 words)

 Extreme Programming Practices - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Extreme Programming (XP) is a popular agile software development methodology used to implement software projects.
Because XP doctrine advocates programming only what is needed today, and implementing it as simply as possible, at times this may result in a system that is stuck.
Pair programming means that all code is produced by two people programming on one task on one workstation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Extreme_Programming_Practices   (2087 words)

 Demystifying Extreme Programming: "XP distilled" revisited, Part 1
Extreme Programming (XP) has grown up some, and more people are implementing it in their organizations than ever before.
The biggest error in Extreme Programming Explained is the implicit assumption that you have a technical team serving a single customer.
The XP programming practices have been recognized by the industry for years as best practices, and the more business-focused practices are recognized as effective (see the Standish Group CHAOS Report in Resources for evidence).
www.ibm.com /developerworks/java/library/j-xp0813   (6241 words)

 What is Extreme Programming? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Kent Beck developed Extreme Programming to be used with small teams of developers who need to develop software quickly in an environment of rapidly-changing requirements.
Often abbreviated as XP, Extreme Programming should not be confused with Windows XP.
An easy-to-follow explanation of Extreme Programming with diagrams that show different stages in the XP process.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/E/Extreme_Programming.html   (615 words)

 Extreme Programming
Many development shops are turning to application development methodologies, such as Extreme Programming (XP), to help them effectively manage their development processes and quickly create code that meets user expectations and is of high quality.
In XP, a program element becomes a release candidate when coding is complete; however, successful execution of tests is required before the code is released.
In the great tradition of liberal arts degree programs, this work is almost completely unrelated to her BA in education from Smith College.
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/java/library/it-aprcc01/index.html   (1596 words)

 Extreme Perl - Home
Extreme Perl is a book about Extreme Programming using the programming language Perl.
There is a part of Extreme Programming which celebrates excellence in programming in service to a customer, someone who needs computation but doesn't have the skill/patience/mania necessary to program.
I have found that most references to Extreme Programming are not overly helpful when you are trying to get started down the XP path.
www.extremeperl.org /bk/home   (361 words)

 Extreme Programming 'Bill of Rights'
I've heard a number of interpretations: One is that the emphasis should actually be on the “programming,” because one of the central notions in XP is that the programming activity is primarily responsible for delivering business value.
Kent Beck, the father of Extreme Programming and one of the founders of the Agile Alliance, says that the term was intended to convey the intensity with which programming can be done.
“Extreme Programming is an aware and focused activity—all dials turned to 10—attending to everything you need to attend to and wasting no energy on things that don't matter,” Beck said.
builder.com.com /5100-6374-5121760.html   (805 words)

 Amazon.com: Extreme Programming Explored: Books: William C. Wake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Extreme Programming (XP) defines a process for developing software: it addresses the problem from early exploration through multiple deliveries.
Although I had read Extreme Programming Explained, and much of the XP material on the Web, I was surprised by how test-first programming really worked (a much quicker cycle than I'd expected).
While I am now convinced that Extreme Programming (XP) is an effective way to design small to medium sized systems, I am not sure that much of it is all that different from the informal methods we have used for decades.
www.amazon.com /Extreme-Programming-Explored-William-Wake/dp/0201733978   (2770 words)

 Agile Software Development and Extreme Programming with Select Scope Manager
eXtreme Programming (XP) is an approach to software development, based upon the values of simplicity, communication, feedback, and courage.
Within eXtreme Programming development, scope is the most important variable to be aware of.
eXtreme Programming scope management actually lets you deliver the system your customer wants at the end of the project, not the one they thought they wanted at the start of the project.
www.selectbs.com /solutions/extreme-programming.htm   (435 words)

 Amazon.de: Planning Extreme Programming.: English Books: Kent Beck,Martin Fowler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Planning Extreme Programming offers a way to run small-to-medium size programming projects in such a way as to produce the required product on time and to budget.
The Extreme Programming (XP) paradigm has developers doing things like programming in pairs, writing tests to verify all code, and continuously refactoring designs for improved performance.
Eine Einführung in Extreme Programming ist es nicht, sondern wie der Titel sagt, geht es um die Planung von Projekten, die nach den Richtlinien von XP entwickelt werden.
www.amazon.de /Planning-Extreme-Programming-Kent-Beck/dp/0201710919   (1157 words)

 Amazon.com: Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change: Books: Kent Beck   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Extreme Programming (XP) was conceived and developed to address the specific needs of software development conducted by small teams in the face of vague and changing requirements.
In extreme programming, this principle is applied to the largest of projects.
Programming in pairs all the time would assume that your topnotch developers are also sociable creatures, which is rarely the case, and even if they were, no one would be able to justify the practice in terms of productivity.
www.amazon.com /Extreme-Programming-Explained-Embrace-Change/dp/0201616416   (3130 words)

 LinuxDevCenter.com -- An Introduction to Extreme Programming
Mostly extreme programming seems to be more about the language the ideas are conveyed in rather than the practices used.
The concept is eXtreme simply from the point of view of it advocating code, code, code, instead of locking the developers into the traditional mire of paper and beauracracy.
Programming has allways been a field where experience is vital, and experience doesn't come from rules.
www.linuxdevcenter.com /pub/a/linux/2001/05/04/xp_intro.html   (4340 words)

 ONJava.com -- Teaching Java the Extreme Way
A group of responses felt that OOP is just a layer on top of procedural programming, and that method calls are, at their core, the same as procedure calls.
In these two recipes, excerpted from Chapter 6 of Java Extreme Programming Cookbook, learn how to create a mock implementation of an event listener interface, and how to avoid duplicated validation logic in your tests.
Fundamentally, object-oriented programming is all about objects communicating with each other through their visible interfaces.
www.onjava.com /pub/a/onjava/2002/10/09/javaxp2.html   (962 words)

 Extreme Ironing Bureau :: Ironing under the sky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Welcome to the home of extreme ironing - the latest danger sport that combines the thrills of an extreme outdoor activity with the satisfaction of a well pressed shirt.
Extreme ironing has taken off in the land of the rising sun, with a new website launch dedicated to Japanese ironists - www.exironingjapan.com
Extreme Ironing is now the subject of a drama, made in Taiwan for the Public Television Channel (PST).
www.extremeironing.com   (348 words)

 The New Methodology
Although this workshop was focused on Extreme Programming (the community that at that time had gained the most attention) several non XPers had attended.
During the early popularity of agile methods in the late 1990's, Extreme Programming was the one that got the lion's share of attention.
Kent Beck edited a multi-colored series of books on extreme programming around the turn of the century, if forced to pick one to suggest I'd go for the purple one, remember that like most material it's based on the first edition.
www.martinfowler.com /articles/newMethodology.html   (8929 words)

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