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The software hut - a student experience of eXtreme programming with real commercial clients

Kalra, Bhavnidhi, Thomson, Chris and Holcombe, Mike (2005) The software hut - a student experience of eXtreme programming with real commercial clients. In: Baumeister, H., Marchesi, M. and Holcombe, M., (eds.) Extreme Programming and Agile Processes in Software Engineering. 6th International Conference, XP 2005, Sheffield, UK, June 18-23, 2005. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3556 . Springer , Berlin / Heidelberg , pp. 323-324. ISBN 978-3-540-26277-0

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The University of Sheffield provides undergraduate students with a real experience of software engineering through a module entitled the Software Hut. Here, 2nd year students work in teams competing to build a real business solution for a real commercial client. In this exercise, eXtreme Programming is used. This article provides a few details of this innovative educational programme.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005.
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Computer Science (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Dr Christopher D Thomson
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2008 15:50
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2008 17:25
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11499053_68
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1007/11499053_68
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/3677

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