How Should I Read This Book?

How you approach this book depends on your role in the project. Naturally, when you work as a developer or tester, you will approach the book differently than your team lead, but you can get a lot of value from this book when working in either role.

You Are a Developer or Tester

If you are a front-line practitioner (or implementor), read this book from front to back. Each section contains practical ideas you can use daily as an individual contributor or a team leader. Often developers skip sections with a team focus if they are not team leads. That’s a really bad idea. Most team environments are a collection of what team members have requested or have had direct experience doing. Put yourself in a position to ...

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