Chapter 8. Making Practical Use of the Best Practices

You have hopefully been inspired by a number of the best practices in this book. You may have picked up new ideas on how to develop software more effectively and had a chance to reflect on opportunities for improvements within your team. But how do you actually use these practices? Which practice should you adopt first? Should you adopt the practices one at a time, or should you adopt many at once? On what type of project should you adopt your first practices?

This chapter aims to answer these and other questions related to adopting the practices described in this book.

Which Practices Should I Adopt First?

The reason for introducing a best practice ...

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