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Essential Skills for the Agile Developer free pdf Agile has become today's dominant software development paradigm, but agile methods remain difficult to measure and improve. Essential Skills for the Agile Developer fills this gap from the bottom up, teaching proven techniques for assessing and optimizing both individual and team agile practices. Written by four principals of Net Objectives-one of the world's leading agile training and consulting firms-this book reflects their unsurpassed experience helping organizations transition to agile. It focuses on the specific actions and insights that can deliver the greatest design and programming improvements with economical investment. The authors reveal key factors associated with successful agile projects and offer practical ways to measure them. Through actual examples, they address principles, attitudes, habits, technical practices, and design considerations-and above all, show how to bring all these together to deliver higher-value software. Using the authors' techniques, managers and teams can optimize the whole organization and the whole product across its entire lifecycle. Essential Skills for the Agile Developer shows how to * Perform programming by intention * Separate use from construction * Consider testability before writing code * Avoid over- and under-design * Succeed with Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) * Minimize complexity and rework * Use encapsulation more effectively and systematically * Know when and how to use inheritance * Prepare for change more successfully * Perform continuous integration more successfully * Master powerful best practices for design and refactoring

About Alan Shalloway

Alan Shalloway, founder and CEO of Net Objectives, is a renowned thought leader, trainer, and coach in Lean, Kanban, product portfolio management, Scrum, and agile design. His books include Lean-Agile Software Development (Addison-Wesley, 2009), Lean-Agile Pocket Guide For Scrum Teams (Lean-Agile Press, 2009), and both editions of Design Patterns Explained (Addison-Wesley, 2001 and 2004). Scott Bain, senior consultant at Net Objectives, is a 35 -year veteran in software development, engineering, and design. He authored the Jolt award-winning book Emergent Design (Addison-Wesley, 2008). Ken Pugh, a fellow consultant at Net Objectives, helps companies move to Lean-Agility through training and coaching. His books include Lean-Agile Acceptance Test Driven Development (Addison-Wesley, 2011) and the Jolt Award-winner Prefactoring (O'Reilly, 2005). Amir Kolsky is a senior consultant, coach, and trainer for Net Objectives with more than 25 years of experience.

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Author : Alan Shalloway
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
Data Published : 19 August 2011
ISBN : 0321543734
EAN : 9780321543738
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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