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Discussion on: What common programming concept has the wrong name?

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Steven Solomon • Edited on

Extreme Programming. It is about valuing the people on your team, and working effectively together, that is far from Extreme.

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Keith

Extreme is a reference to taking a best practice and applying it to the extreme. Extreme code reviews become pair programming. Extreme testing becomes TDD, with comprehensive coverage. Etc.

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Ghost

haha, I guess "extreme" is a commentary on historical common practices. We even pay extra hours here!, and no whips!, even water to drink!, extreeme!