Pattern Form

The form for the Patterns of Practice is as follows.

First is the context in which this pattern applies. If you aren't in this context, read no further. The pattern is also addressed to a person playing some particular role in agile development. If you aren't in that role, the pattern isn't for you.

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The problem statement with the key sentence or phrases in italics.

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The forces at play in the context that were considered in the choice of solution. The forces are generally a series of bullet points.

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Therefore... The solution, with the key sentence or phrases in italics.

The solution is followed by discussion and commentary with key points bulleted.