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

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Chapter 11. Programming

It's called Extreme Programming, after all. Here's how we do the programming part of things.

In the iteration plan, the team received stories from the customer, broke them down into tasks, and signed up to do them. Here's how that "doing" gets done.

An XP programmer works with a partner. All production code is written by two people, sitting together at one machine. We call that Pair Programming. Your partners will vary over time: most XP teams switch partners many times per day. But for some tasks, you will probably work with just one primary partner, switching only to address some particular problem or when your partner ...

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