The main objective in Agile is to generate working software at the end of iteration and receive feedback from the customer, to provide early business value to the stakeholders. It all starts with release planning at the start of a release followed by construction iterations. At the beginning of iteration there is iteration planning in which the user stories of high priority are pulled into the iteration backlog to define the iteration scope. Design, development and testing happen iteratively throughout the sprint and not at the end of the iteration. All the developers and testers will work together as a team to reach the iteration goal. [Read more…]
Agile software development methodology is an process for developing software (like other software development methodologies – Waterfall model, V-Model, Iterative model etc.) However, Agile methodology differs significantly from other methodologies. In English, Agile means ‘ability to move quickly and easily’ and responding swiftly to change – this is a key aspect of Agile software development as well.