Java Tools for Extreme Programming: Mastering Open Source Tools, including Ant, JUnit, and Cactus

Java Tools for Extreme Programming: Mastering Open Source Tools, including Ant, JUnit, and Cactus

by Richard Hightower, Nicholas Lesiecki
     
 

Learn how to use the hottest new Java open source tools for eXtreme Programming eXtreme Programming (XP) is a new development methodology for building software systems quickly without sacrificing quality. New Java open source tools have appeared recently that help with the most time-consuming and difficult part of the XP process-testing, integration, and deployment.…  See more details below

Overview

Learn how to use the hottest new Java open source tools for eXtreme Programming eXtreme Programming (XP) is a new development methodology for building software systems quickly without sacrificing quality. New Java open source tools have appeared recently that help with the most time-consuming and difficult part of the XP process-testing, integration, and deployment. Java Tools for eXtreme Programming is the first complete guide to using those tools for XP. Throughout the book, author Richard Hightower uses a sample application to demonstrate how each Java tool is used. For each tool, he provides a concise description of key concepts, plenty of code examples, and directions for setting up scripts for automating the development step in which the tool is used. The book also features a detailed reference to each of the major tools, complete with coding examples.
* XP is the most popular new development methodology
* A practical, code-intensive guide to the tools that enterprise Java developers need when using the XP methodology to build applications
Companion Web site features sample code, XP software tool updates, and links to useful XP sites.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...an excellent tutorial... I strongly recommend this book..." (CVu, August 2002)

"...an excellent introduction to the world of eXtreme Programming..." (Visual Systems Journal, October 2002)

Book of the Month - “…a much needed book…”(Computer Bulletin, March 2003)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471207085
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Series:
Java Open Source Library
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

RICHARD HIGHTOWER is Director of Development at eBlox, where he spearheads the company's XP adoption efforts and provides technical leadership. He is a regular contributor to Java Developer's Journal and is the former Senior Software Engineer for Java Architecture at Intel.

NICHOLAS LESIECKI has been employed in the software industry for longer than the corporate life spans of most dot-coms. He currently boasts one of the top ten Java certification scores in the nation.

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