Kent Beck: Trends in Agile Development

Posted in Conferences, Project Management on January 22, 2009

Kent Beck: Trends in Agile Development

In this presentation, Kent Beck, the father of eXtreme Programming, shows the synergies between business and Agile development. The reason Agile is becoming more popular every day is because it responds to the business needs as they evolve.

Kent Beck's contributions to software development include patterns for software, the rediscovery of test-first programming, the xUnit family of developer testing tools, and Extreme Programming.

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