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Agile Documentation A Pattern Guide to Producing Lightweight Documents for Software Projects

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ISBN-10: 0470856173

ISBN-13: 9780470856178

Edition: 2003

Authors: Andreas R�ping

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Description:

Software documentation forms the basis for all communication relating to a software project. The development of less cumbersome documentation has given rise to agile software development processes. This is a readable, accessible guide to the new sleeker world of agile software development processes.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Project Background
Finding the Right Topics
Target Readers
Focused Information
Individual Documentation Requirements
Documentation Portfolio
Focus on Long-Term Relevance
Specification as a Joint Effort
Design Rationale
The Big Picture
Separation of Description and Evaluation
Realistic Examples
Experience Reports
Structuring Individual Documents
Structured Information
Judicious Diagrams
Unambiguous Tables
Guidelines for Readers
Thumbnail Sketches
Traceable References
Glossary
Document History
Experience Reports
Layout and Typography
Text on 50% of a Page
Two Alphabets per Line
120% Line Spacing
Two Typefaces
Careful Use of Type Variations
Careful Ruling and Shading
Adjacent Placement
Coherent Pages
Experience Reports
Infrastructure and Technical Organisation
Document Landscape
Document Archive
Wiki
Code-Comment Proximity
Reader-Friendly Media
Separation of Contents and Layout
Single Source and Multiple Targets
Import by Reference
Separation of Processing and Printing
Document Templates
Few Tools
Annotated Changes
Notification upon Update
Reorganisation upon Request
Experience Reports
Management and Quality Assurance
A Distinct Activity
One Responsible Author
Continuing Documentation
Writing and Reflection
Review Culture
Review Before Delivery
Customer Review
A Distant View
Information Marketplace
Knowledge Management
Experience Reports
Final Remarks
Pattern Thumbnails
Finding the Right Topics
Structuring Individual Documents
Layout and Typography
Infrastructure and Technical Organisation
Management and Quality Assurance
Glossary
References
Index