Kent Beck

Kent  Beck

Kent Beck, one of the software industry's most innovative and recognized leaders, is known for challenging software engineering dogma and advocating for concepts such as patterns, test-driven development, and Extreme Programming. He is the author of many Addison-Wesley textbooks, including Test-Driven Development (2003) and, with Cynthia Andres, Extreme Programming Explained, Second Edition (2005). He is currently involved with Three Rivers Institute and Agitar Software.