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The White Book..., 9 Feb 2006
Its an easy read, if you can stomach the slightly painful marketing-speak. XP brings silly little things like humanity and respect back into programming.
If you've not pair-programmed or test-driven before then you are missing out on the ideas that Microsoft are still desperately scrabbling to understand. Kent may be walking on the shoulders of giants, but this book has been a watershed for responsible, non-reactive software development.
This, the second edition is even more practical, improving on the original book with a more pragmatic and cooperative business attitude.
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