Agile Development Resources

Must Read

The New Methodology by Martin Fowler

Definitions of Agile Software Development

Wikipedia Definition

c2.com Definition

Websites

Agile Alliance www.agilealliance.org
Agile Manifesto www.agilemanifesto.org
Agile Modeling www.agilemodeling.com
Crystal alistair.cockburn.us/crystal/crystal.html
DSDM www.dsdm.org
Extreme Programming www.xprogramming.com www.extremeprogramming.org www.xp123.com www.industrialxp.org
Feature-Driven Development (FDD) www.featuredrivendevelopment.com
Lean Development www.poppendieck.com/index.htm
Scrum www.controlchaos.com www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/scrum www.scrumalliance.com

Books on Agile Development  

Agile Software Development

Cockburn, Alistair. Agile Software Development. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2002.
Highsmith, Jim. Agile Software Development Ecosystems. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2002.
Martin, Robert. Agile Software Development, Principles, Patterns, and Practices. Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.

Agile Development Management

Cohn, Mike. Agile Estimating and Planning. Prentice Hall, 2005.
Anderson, David J. Agile Management for Software Engineering - Applying the Theory of Constraints for Business Results. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004.
Highsmith, Jim. Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products. Pearson Education, 2004.
Larman, Craig. Agile and Iterative Development: A Manager's Guide. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2003.

Crystal

Cockburn, Alistair. Crystal Clear: A Human Powered Methodology for Small Teams. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2004.

DSDM

DSDM Consortium, et al. DSDM: Business Focused Development, Second Edition. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2003.

Extreme Programming

Beck, Kent. Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2000.
Beck, Kent, Martin Fowler. Planning Extreme Programming. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2000.
Cohn, Mike. User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2004.
Jeffries, Ron, Ann Anderson and Chet Hendrickson. Extreme Programming Installed. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2001

Feature-Driven Development (FDD)

Palmer, Stephen, and Felsing, John M. A Practical Guide to Feature-Driven Development. Prentice-Hall, 2002.

Lean Development

Poppendieck, Mary, and Poppendieck, Tom. Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit for Software Development Managers. Boston: Addison-Wesley.

Scrum

Schwaber, Ken, Mike Beedle. Agile Software Development with Scrum. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.
Schwaber, Ken. Agile Project Management with Scrum. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Press, 2004.
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