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Extreme Programming Adventures in C# by Ron Jeffries

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Extreme Programming

In this second introductory chapter, we’ll take a brief look at the XP values and practices as background for how we approach things in the rest of the book.

XP in the Context of This Book

While this isn’t a book about Extreme Programming, it is a book about what an XP practitioner does. Some of what we’ll see here is right out of the XP body of knowledge, and some comes from the general knowledge we all build up over the years—in my case, over many years.

Team members on XP projects are expected to do the same: to use the specialized XP values and practices and to blend these thoughtfully with all the other skills that they have. And if that isn’t enough, we’re expected to learn and apply new skills as we go. That, in fact, is ...

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