Ron Jeffries (born December 26, 1939 in Washington, DC ) is an American computer scientist and next to Kent Beck and Ward Cunningham one of the three founders of Extreme Programming (XP). He wrote several books and studied at Harvard , Creighton University , University of Detroit, and the University of Michigan .
Jeffries lives near Ann Arbor , Michigan . He began his varied career in 1962 as a software developer and then took on management responsibility. He was then manager and executive. Since the mid-1990s he has been an independent consultant and constant contributor to the Agile Alliance .
He is one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto .
- Ron Jeffries et al .: Extreme Programming Installed, Addison-Wesley (2000), ISBN 3-8273-1709-6
- Ron Jeffries et al .: Extreme Programming Adventures in C., Microsoft Press (2004), ISBN 0-7356-1949-2
- Manifesto for Agile Software Development. Retrieved June 25, 2016 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American computer scientist, founder of Extreme Programming (XP)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 26, 1939|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Washington, DC|