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A Proposed Approach Based on Agile Methods for Developing E-Commerce Applications

Atef Tayh Raslan


E-commerce applications have become extremely dynamic, which, necessitates rapid responses for adaptation and modification. The traditional approaches for developing E-commerce project are useful, only, in fixed requirements and resources.  Agile software development methods provide approaches for rapid responses in a dynamic environment such as E-commerce applications. Development methods for E-commerce projects must be amenable for rapid changes in both requirements and resources.  The goal of this paper is to present an agile based approach for E-commerce applications.  The approach is formulated to idealize the characteristics and properties of the E-commerce projects.  It   is developed   based on extreme programming and SCRUM methods, with the initial selection of an appropriate agile methodology according to e-commerce application scope.


Agile Software Development Methods, Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Ecommerce, 4-DAT.

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