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  • Pair-programming is an agile practice in which two developers are working together, at one computer on the same task. The two developers are often interchanging the roles in this practice – the driver and the navigator. The driver is the one who is…

  • At the end of each iteration, the team adds up effort estimates associated with the user stories that were completed during that iteration. This total is called velocity. Since the effort estimates (story pints, ideal days, etc.) are merely…

  • Planning Poker is an agile estimating and planning technique widely used by many agile development teams. It is very simple, yet effective and is base on consensus between the estimators.It is very important that the estimations are done all…

  • Defining the user stories is important for at least two reasons:·     Gives an overall view on what is expected from the software sytem to be developed;·      Provides just enough information for the developers to provide reasonable estimates in…

  • User Stories are one the main development artifacts in an XP or Scrum project. They are high-level definitions of requirements, containing just enough information so that the developers can produce reasonable estimates of the effort to implement…

  • Continuous Integration (CI) is a development practice that requires developers to integrate code into a shared repository several times a day. Each check-in is then verified by an automated build, allowing teams to detect problems early.The practice…

  • Pair Programming is one of the most controversial agile practices and is considered part of Extreme Programming methodology, initially promoted by Ken Beck back in the 90's.By definition, Pair Programming consists of two programmers sitting…

  • Scrum and eXtreme Programming (XP) are both Agile approaches on software development, and for that reason, are very much aligned. They share the concepts of iterative development, working software, release and iteration planning, daily meetings,…