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Site Offer Five years ago eXtreme Programming Explained introduced then-radical ideas for improving small-team development, such as having developers write automated tests for their own code and having the whole team plan weekly. Now, in a completely revised introduction to eXtreme Programming, Kent Beck describes what has changed in the last five years. He provides a thorough and entertaining re-examination of eXtreme Programming that explains what's good, what still needs work, and where the methodology is heading. eXtreme Programming Explained is discounted to an exclusive price only for Reg readers: just £17.49.

In a major shift from the past Microsoft is now encouraging developers using their tools to start using sound software development methodologies and eXtreme Programming is very well suited to the way many Microsoft developers work. eXtreme .NET shows developers and team leaders how to incorporate eXtreme Programming practices with .NET-connected technologies to create high quality, low-cost code that will build better software. This practical, realistic guidebook systematically covers key elements of XP methodology in the specific context of the .NET Framework, Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft Visual C#, and related Microsoft .NET-enabled applications.eXtreme .NET is available for just £ 20.29 at the Reg Bookshop.

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