Book Review: My Book

This book includes some really excellent examples of pair programming sessions with XP superstars such as Chet Hendrickson and Paul Friedman. Author Ron Jeffries has chosen some great partners. It’s too bad they couldn’t be with him more often. (New note inside review.)

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Extreme Programming Adventures in C#

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