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Extreme programming and its positive affect on software engineering teams


Syed-Abdullah, Sharifah Lailee and Omar, Mazni (2009) Extreme programming and its positive affect on software engineering teams. In: International Conference on Computing and Informatics 2009 (ICOCI09), 24-25 June 2009, Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

This paper presents an early empirical study on Extreme Programming (XP) practices employing Positive Affect metric.The study was conducted on university students doing development projects to gain an insight understanding of the effect of using agile practices on software engineering (SE) teams.The finding indicates that XP practices do have positive affectivity on the SE teams. This is to be expected because of the existence of the practices such as simple design,pair programming, continuous testing, continuous integration and frequent review (release) that command feedback.This finding helps to provide early empirical evidences on the impact of XP methodology on the positive affectivity of the developers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983--44150-2-0 Organized by: UUM College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agile methodology, empirical study, XP, positive affect, SE team
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2015 01:59
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2015 01:59
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13564

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