Publisher: Springer; 2004 edition (June 13, 2008)
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It was once 1999 whilst severe Programming defined was once ?rst released, making this year's occasion arguably the ?fth anniversary of the start of the XP/Agile flow in software program improvement. Our fourth convention re?ected the evolution and the training that experience happened in those fascinating ?ve years as agile practices became a part of the mainstream in software program improvement. those pages are the proceedingsof XP Agile Universe 2004, held in attractive Calgary, gateway to the Canadian Rockies, in Alberta, Canada. Evidentintheconferenceis thefactthatourlearningis nonetheless inits earlystages. whereas now and then neglected, model has beena middle principleof agile software program improvement because the earliest literature at the topic. The convention and those lawsuits re- strength that precept. even supposing a few companies may be able to perform agile equipment within the near-pure shape, such a lot usually are not, re?ecting simply how substantially innovativethese tools areto thisday. Anyinnovationmustcoexistwithan existingenvironmentandagileso- ware improvement isn't any varied. there are many demanding situations confronting IT and software program improvement businesses at the present time, with many strategies pitched via a cadre of advocates. Be it CMM, offshoring, outsourcing, safety, or one of the different present issues within the undefined, groups utilizing or transitioning to severe Programming and different agile practices needs to combine with the remainder of the association to be able to be successful. The papers the following supply the various newest reports that groups are having in these efforts. XP Agile Universe 2004consisted of workshops, tutorials, papers, panels, the Open area consultation, the Educators' Symposium, keynotes, academic video games and displays.