The Bamboo User's Guide is for project managers, developers, testers – anyone who uses Bamboo. New to Bamboo? Start by exploring the Bamboo dashboard and learning about projects and plans and build results. Try viewing a Plan's details and a Job's details, viewing the build result, the code changes that triggered the build and the build artifacts.
The Bamboo Administrator's Guide is for people with Bamboo administration rights. It will help you set up users and groups, projects and plans, agents and capabilities and security. You may want to configure email and IM notifications and extend Bamboo's functionality by adding plugins. Admin tasks such as backup are also covered. You may also find the Knowledge Base, FAQ and Bamboo Forum useful.
The Bamboo Installation Guide is for people who are installing Bamboo for the first time. Check the requirements in the Installation Guide, then download and install Bamboo. Where to next? The Bamboo 101 will help you get started. If you are using other Atlassian products, take a look at the Integration Guide.
The Bamboo Upgrade Guide is for people who are upgrading their instance of Bamboo. Start by reading the latest Release Notes and version-specific Upgrade Guide for the version to which you are upgrading, then download Bamboo and follow the main Upgrade Guide.
These resources are for software developers who want to create their own plugins for Bamboo. Take a look at the Development Hub, including the REST API documentation. You may also find the Bamboo Developers Forum useful (click here to subscribe).