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Copyright 2004 by Ronald E. Jeffries
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Jeffries, Ron, 1939-Extreme Programming Adventures in C# / Ron Jeffries. p. cm. Includes index. ISBN 0-7356-1949-2 1. Computer software--Development. 2. eXtreme programming. 3. C# (Computer program language.) I. Title.
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To Kent ”without whom none of this would have happened .
To Ricia ” without whom none of this would have mattered.
Ron Jeffries has been writing software longer than most people in the profes sion have been alive . In spite of academic degrees and help from some of the best software developers in the world, he has learned more from his mistakes, through having made so many of them. Ron s teams have shipped over half a billion dollars worth of commercial software, and he wonders why he didn t get more of the money. He s happy, though, that he has had so much fun.