Implementing the Rules

This section covers activities to implement XP practices as a set of Simple Rules to deliver working software that is accordance with the Guiding Vision. For further details and instruction on XP, read eXtreme Programming eXplained: Embrace Change by Kent Beck and Planning Extreme Programming by Kent Beck and Martin Fowler.

The Guiding Vision forms the foundation for the features that need to be implemented as working software. You will need to incorporate the artifacts from the Guiding Vision as important inputs to your customized XP process: discovered business outcomes, scope/objectives, and vision box and elevator statement. Figure 6-5 shows the essential activities involved to implement the customized XP practices ...

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