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Extreme Programming Installed by Chet Hendrickson, Ann Anderson, Ron Jeffries

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Chapter 7. Small Releases

The outermost XP cycle is the release. Small and frequent releases provide early benefit to the customer while providing early feedback to the programmers. Here are some thoughts on how to make it happen

If your customer knows now just exactly what she wants, and if by the time you're done she's still going to want the same thing, it may be the first time in software history that this has happened. Probably there will be a prize for you somewhere. It's much more likely that as you steer the project, you'll be changing direction, a little or a lot. As you find out what's easy to do and what's more costly, you'll be ...

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