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What does XP stand for?

XP stands for Extreme Programming

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758 The third edition of this textbook on the principles of software engineering has been expanded to include updated information on innovations in architecture, component-based engineering and lightweight agile development such as Extreme Programming (XP).
For example, I think that ultimately, Extreme Programming has mushroomed in use and interest, not because of pair-programming or refactoring, but because, taken as a whole, the practices define a developer community freed from the baggage of Dilbertesque corporations.
In this article, we'll discuss how Extreme Programming (XP)--a software development methodology that evolved from processes created by developers of the object-oriented programming language Smalltalk in the mid-1980s--can now be used to effectively solve many of the major issues that lead to project complications.