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What is the future of Agile?

greenapple boxes
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Will it be widely accepted like Object-oriented programming, design patterns, etc?
Vinayagam Kulandaivel
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Hi Greenapple,

It's not like OOP, This an process/methodology/model for developing and managing software applications. Such as SDLC.

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Vinayagam
James Shore
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Hi "greenapple,"

I think that "agile development" will disappear and simply become "software development." We're already seeing this happen with practices like test-driven development and continuous integration. However, there will probably always be a grumpy old guard (I'll be part of it) that keeps beating the drum for doing these things rigorously and mindfully. I suspect, sadly, that during the transition from "agile" to "the way everybody works" many of the revolutionary ideas (like having no bugs!) will be watered down.
[ October 31, 2007: Message edited by: James Shore ]

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