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Extreme Programming Installed by Chet Hendrickson, Ann Anderson, Ron Jeffries

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Project Flow

The rest of the book follows the chronological flow of an XP project. We've pointed to many of the chapters earlier in this introduction. An XP project begins with an on-site customer, who provides the stories that define the system, and the acceptance tests that prove the system works. We focus on small releases, each one defined by the customer. We work in short iterations, again working on the customer's stories of highest business value.

Programmers follow a number of important practices, including Simple Design, Refactoring, Collective Code Ownership, and Pair Programming. They write their code including extensive Unit Tests, ensuring consistent progress and high quality.

Based on the early iterations, the team uses Experience ...

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