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Chapter 8. Refining the specification > What to focus on when refining specific...

What to focus on when refining specifications

In the introduction to this chapter I laid out some goals for good specifications. Here are some good ideas on how to achieve those goals.

Examples should be precise and testable

A specification needs to be an objective measure of success, something that will unambiguously tell us when we’re finished with development. It has to include verifiable information—combinations of parameters and expected outputs that can be checked against the system.


  

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