Ch 4: Agile Development in Software Engineering

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Agile Development in Software Engineering - Chapter Summary

Feel confident in your knowledge of Agile development by exploring this chapter's fun lessons. You can build a comprehensive understanding of Agile methodology, Extreme Programming, Agile process models and more! Study the lessons at the pace that works for you, and take the accompanying quizzes to find out how well you grasp the material. If you develop questions along the way, feel free to submit them to our subject-matter experts via the dashboard. Our chapter exam can ensure you fully comprehend all the lessons. After finishing this chapter, you will have the ability to do the following:

  • Detail the steps of Agile methodology
  • Define Agile software development
  • Outline the process and life cycle of Agile software development
  • Share examples of Extreme Programming
  • Explain the process of Scrum models in systems engineering
  • Give the definition and examples of Agile process models
  • Develop a process that uses a Scrum model

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: Agile Development in Software Engineering
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What is Agile Methodology? - Overview, Definition & Steps

1. What is Agile Methodology? - Overview, Definition & Steps

Agile is a mindset or methodology that attempts to apply the values and principles found in the Agile Manifesto. Although initially written for software development, it has successfully been applied across many other industries.

What is Agile Software Development? - Definition & Methodology

2. What is Agile Software Development? - Definition & Methodology

Software development projects are becoming more prominent, but are not well-suited for traditional project methodologies. Agile provides an alternative to traditional methodologies. Learn the definition and methodology of Agile software development in this lesson.

Agile Software Development: Process & Life Cycle

3. Agile Software Development: Process & Life Cycle

This lesson discusses the Agile framework for software development, shares a few of the most common methodologies, then looks at the life cycle of a typical Agile process.

Extreme Programming (XP): Definition & Examples

4. Extreme Programming (XP): Definition & Examples

Software fills a very important role in modern life, and needs to be developed using extremely effective methods and processes. One of these methods is extreme programming (XP), and this is the subject of our lesson and examples.

Scrum Models in Systems Engineering: Process & Examples

5. Scrum Models in Systems Engineering: Process & Examples

Have you ever wondered how actual software projects are developed and brought to life? This lesson will describe a framework called Scrum, which is one of the most popular frameworks for rapid product development.

Agile Process Models: Definition & Examples

6. Agile Process Models: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll take a look at other Agile Methods like Dynamic Systems Development, Lean Software Development, and Agile Modeling. Once done, you should have a good understanding of these alternate Agile Methods.

Practical Application for Software Engineering: Scrum

7. Practical Application for Software Engineering: Scrum

Software development and engineering is an excellent project to manage using agile and scrum methodologies. This is what an application of Scrum looks like in a practical setting.

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