#2858 Overall Influence

Kent Beck

American software engineer


Why is this person notable and influential?

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Kent Beck is an American software engineer and the creator of extreme programming,<noinclude></noinclude> a software development methodology that eschews rigid formal specification for a collaborative and iterative design process. Beck was one of the 17 original signatories of the Agile Manifesto,<noinclude></noinclude> the founding document for agile software development. Extreme and Agile methods are closely associated with Test-Driven Development , of which Beck is perhaps the leading proponent.

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University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

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#146 World Rank
Computer Science
#688 World Rank
#3971 World Rank