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Book review of … Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering

Monday, December 1st, 2008

'Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering ', by Robert L. Glass. Robert Glass is a man who knows a lot about software engineering, he has written over a dozen books and writes regular columns in programming and computing publications that work towards his, self-confessed, goal of trying to bridge the academic ...

Book review of … The Pragmatic Programmer

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

[caption id="attachment_331" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="The Pragmatic Programmer by Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas"][/caption] 'The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master', by Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas. An essential part of the education of any scientist-programmer (indeed, any programmer full stop) is reading good books on the subject. So we're going to ...