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Guru's Guide to SQL Server™ Stored Procedures, XML, and HTML, The by Ken Henderson

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Extreme Programming

As with refactoring, no discussion of building software in small pieces would be complete without broaching Extreme Programming (XP), the recent software development methodology espoused by Kent Beck and others. Because short release cycles and iterative development are key tenets of the methodology, it's natural that we should delve into XP a bit here.

XP is a relatively new approach to software development that attempts to capture, in a formal methodology, the way that many developers already work. It emphasizes flexibility during the development process in lieu of rigid design and analysis. It has been described as a distillation of the way that programmers behave “in the wild,” and I suspect that that's probably true. ...

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