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Pair Programming Illuminated

£14.99

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Paperback First Edition published by Addison Wesley in 2002. Illustrated yellow covers with red title on spine and front cover. Covers very slightly faded towards edges, and worn at extremities with small tear to front cover. Inscribed on free endpaper. Occasional underlining. Otherwise clean and tightly bound.

At face value, pair programming appears to be a simple, straightforward concept. Two programmers work side-by-side at one computer, continuously collaborating on the same design, algorithm, code, and test. If it was as simple as plopping two skilled programmers at one desktop, there would be no need for this book. However, there are people and personalities involved, and these people are accustomed to programming alone. Pair programming offers significant benefits: quality is increased, time is saved, morale is improved, trust and teamwork grow, knowledge is shared, and learning is enhanced. However, before any pair programming can take place, participants have to accept a new way of thinking. In Pair Programming Illuminated, Laurie Williams and Robert Kessler help you fight through the exceptions, gain collective acceptance of this approach, and experience remarkable success with it. Two case studies show pair programming in practice using Extreme Programming and Collaborative Software Process as methods.

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Author(s):
Williams, Laurie & Kessler, Robert
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23.5 x 19 x 1.7 cms
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Paperback
ISBN-10:
0201745763
ISBN-13:
9780201745764
Number of pages:
265
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Title:
Pair Programming Illuminated

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Paperback First Edition published by Addison Wesley in 2002. Illustrated yellow covers with red title on spine and front cover. Covers very slightly faded towards edges, and worn at extremities with small tear to front cover. Inscribed on free endpaper. Occasional underlining. Otherwise clean and tightly bound.

At face value, pair programming appears to be a simple, straightforward concept. Two programmers work side-by-side at one computer, continuously collaborating on the same design, algorithm, code, and test. If it was as simple as plopping two skilled programmers at one desktop, there would be no need for this book. However, there are people and personalities involved, and these people are accustomed to programming alone. Pair programming offers significant benefits: quality is increased, time is saved, morale is improved, trust and teamwork grow, knowledge is shared, and learning is enhanced. However, before any pair programming can take place, participants have to accept a new way of thinking. In Pair Programming Illuminated, Laurie Williams and Robert Kessler help you fight through the exceptions, gain collective acceptance of this approach, and experience remarkable success with it. Two case studies show pair programming in practice using Extreme Programming and Collaborative Software Process as methods.

Added value:
Rarely Available
Author(s):
Williams, Laurie & Kessler, Robert
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.5 x 19 x 1.7 cms
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0201745763
ISBN-13:
9780201745764
Number of pages:
265
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Title:
Pair Programming Illuminated

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