Adjusting to XP: Observational Studies of Inexperienced Developers
Extreme programming (XP) has been introduced in various scenarios primarily because some in industry argued for a move away from what they feel are rigid documentation-based development techniques. This has usually taken place with experienced developers. This paper describes attempts by researchers from the University of Sheffield to introduce XP to relatively inexperienced student developers. This paper describes some of the important findings and provides evidence relating to common problems encountered when students attempt to adjust to XP.
KeywordsExtreme Programming Agile Methods Empirical Software Engineering
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