Is Continuous Integration Just Another Buzz Word?


Next month we will address some questions and concerns raised by readers who gave us feedback on previous articles, and attempt to clarify some common facts and fallacies regarding agility and agile methods.


1] Planning Extreme Programming, by Kent Beck and Martin Fowler; Addison-Wesley, October 2000

2] Agile Software Development with Scrum, by Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle; Addison-Wesley, 2002

3] The Agile Manifesto, see

4] Agile Software Development Ecosystems, by James Highsmith; Addison-Wesley, March 2002

5] Agile Configuration Management Environments, by Brad Appleton; CM Crossroads Newsletter, April 2003 (Vol. 2 No. 4)

6] Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code, by Martin Fowler; Addison-Wesley, July 1999

7] Requirements by Collaboration: Workshops for Defining Needs, by Ellen Gottesdiener; Addison-Wesley, April 2002

8] Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit, by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck; Addison-Wesley, June 2003

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Thanks to the participants of the Yahoo groups for extremeprogramming, industrialxp, leandevelopment, and agileprojectmanagement. Particular thanks go out to the following individuals:


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