Internal updates for improved e-reader compatibility and consistency across platforms.
This is the final beta. Index and copy edit are done. Now it’s on to layout and then the printer.
The book is now content-complete and is going to indexing and copy edit.
This beta includes chapter 13, “Integrate Exploration Throughout.” This chapter addresses questions of strategy: who should explore and when, and what to do with the information that exploration yields.
In addition, there is new material in chapter 12, “Explore Requirements,” in section 12.2 “In the Requirements Meeting” about calibrating expectations among stakeholders.
This beta includes chapter 9, “Explore the Ecosystem.” This chapter discusses how to explore your software within the context of its environment. You’ll discover how to create a context diagram for your software, then use it to systematically explore risks associated with external dependencies.
This beta includes chapter 7, “Explore Entities and their Relationships.” This chapter explains how to model entities and their relationships in an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD), then use that insight in varying how you manipulate entities.
In addition, this beta addresses many of the errata reported by alert readers. Many thanks for all the feedback! Please keep it coming!
This beta includes chapter 12, “Explore Requirements.” This chapter discusses how to apply exploratory techniques at the very beginning, during requirements discussions.
Initial beta release.