Extreme Programming is one of the most discussed subjects in the software development community. But what makes XP extreme? And how does it fit into the New World of agile methodologies? This tutorial will establish the underpinnings of agile methodology and explain why you might want to try one. Then we will see how XP uses a set of practices to build an… (More)
Follow along the implementation of an actual web-based application developed using Extreme Programming (XP). The application implements the user area for a commercial web site, using Java Servlets and JDBC. This report highlights the practices of XP that worked well on the project as well as those that could be improved.
I n its first release of the .NET Framework , Microsoft has provided a defined method for adding declarative information (metadata) to runtime entities in the platform. These entities include classes, methods, properties, and instance or class variables. Using .NET, you can also add declarative information to the assembly, which is a unit of deployment that… (More)
This panel brings together practitioners with experience in Agile and XP methodologies to discuss the approaches and benefits of applying Test Driven Development (TDD). The goal of TDD is clean code that works. The mantra of TDD is: write a test; make it run; and make it right. Open questions to be addressed by the panel include: - How are TDD approaches to… (More)
The present study investigated the effect of vibrotactile stimulation on relaxation as measured by EMG recording. Forty-eight subjects from three age groups were randomly divided into 8 experimental groups: (1) simultaneous footrest vibration and back vibration (A1C1); (2) simultaneous footrest vibration and back roller (A1C2); (3) simultaneous footrest… (More)