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The Agile Heartbeat

White Paper Published By: Electric Cloud
Electric Cloud
Published:  Oct 13, 2009
Type:  White Paper
Length:  20 pages

In this whitepaper I argue that the person most affected by the introduction of agile or extreme programming techniques is not the software or quality assurance engineer, but the build manager. And the build manager can no longer make do with home grown tools; software production automation tools are required to make agile development a build reality. The reality is that agile techniques are a throwback to the age when developers were able to work on small projects in small teams. Each developer (or sometimes pair of developers) concentrates on small building blocks of code (with associated unit tests), and integrates regularly with other developers to ensure that the overall software project is progressing. For developers, agile techniques are a natural fit because they reflect how developers like to work best: on small, manageable pieces of code with regular feedback.



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electric cloud, agile development, coding, testing, code, software development, build, automation