Annotated Bibliography

Reading a wide range of books around a topic adds to the richness of my understanding. Here are a few suggestions for interesting reading on ideas related to XP.

Philosophy

Sue Bender, Plain and Simple: A Woman’s Journey to the Amish, Harper-Collins, 1989; ISBN 0062501860.

Examines the value of simplicity and clarity.

Leonard Coren, Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets, and Philosophers, Stone Bridge Press, 1994; ISBN 1880656124.

Wabi-sabi is an aesthetic celebration of the rough and functional.

Richard Coyne, Designing Information Technology in the Postmodern Age: From Method to Metaphor, MIT Press, 1995; ISBN 0262032287.

Discusses the differences between modernist and postmodernist thought including an excellent discussion ...

Get Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change, Second Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.