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This book describes how to apply ICONIX Process (a minimal, use case-driven modeling process) in an agile software project. It’s full of practical advice for avoiding common agile pitfalls. Further, the book defines a core agile subset so those of you who want to get agile need not spend years learning to do it. Instead, you can simply read this book and apply the core subset of techniques.
The book follows a real-life .NET/C# project from inception and UML modeling, to working code through several iterations. You can then go on-line to compare the finished product with the initial set of use cases.
The book also introduces several extensions to the core ICONIX Process, including combining test-driven development (TDD) with up-front design to maximize both approaches (with examples using Java and JUnit). And the book incorporates persona analysis to drive the projects goals and reduce requirements churn.
|Pt. 1||ICONIX and Agility|
|Ch. 1||What is Agility? (and why does it matter?)||3|
|Ch. 2||Characteristics of a good software process||25|
|Ch. 3||ICONIX process : a core UML subset||39|
|Ch. 4||A core subset of Agile practices||61|
|Pt. 2||Agile ICONIX process in practice : the Mapplet project|
|Ch. 5||Introducing the Mapplet project||89|
|Ch. 6||Modeling the Mapplet (release 1)||101|
|Ch. 7||Synchronizing the model and code : one small release at a time||123|
|Ch. 8||Mapplet release 2||149|
|Pt. 3||Extensions to ICONIX process|
|Ch. 9||Agile planning||173|
|Ch. 10||Persona analysis||189|
|Ch. 11||A "vanilla" test-driven development example||203|
|Ch. 12||Test-driven development with ICONIX process||227|