The Best Software Writing I [electronic resource] / by Joel Spolsky.
Contributor(s): SpringerLink (Online service).Material type: BookPublisher: Berkeley, CA : Apress, 2005Description: XVIII, 328 p. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781430200383.Subject(s): Computer science | Software engineering | Computer Science | Software Engineering/Programming and Operating SystemsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 005.1 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Style is Substance -- Award for the Silliest User Interface: Windows Search -- The Pitfalls of Outsourcing Programmers -- Excel as a Database -- ICSOC04 Talk -- Autistic Social Software -- Why Not just Block the Apps that Rely on Undocumented Behavior? -- Kicking the Llama -- Save Canada’s Internet from WIPO -- EA: The Human Story -- Strong Typing vs. Strong Testing -- Processing Processing -- Great Hackers -- The Location Field is the New Command Line -- Starbucks Does Not Use Two-Phase Commit -- Passion -- C++—The Forgotten Trojan Horse -- How Many Microsoft Employees Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb? -- What to Do When You’re Screwed -- Larry’s Rules of Software Engineering #2: Measuring Testers by Test Metrics Doesn’t -- Team Compensation -- Mac Word 6.0 -- A Group is Its Own Worst Enemy -- Group as User: Flaming and the Design of Social Software -- Closing the Gap, Part 1 -- Closing the Gap, Part 2 -- Hazards of Hiring -- Powerpoint Remix -- A Quick (and Hopefully Painless) Ride Through Ruby (with Cartoon Foxes).
Frustrated by the lack of well-written essays on software engineering, Joel Spolsky (of www.joelonsoftware.com fame) has put together a collection of his favorite writings on the topic. With a nod to both the serious and funny sides of technical writing, The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky is an entertaining read and a guide to the technical writing literati. The Best Software Writing I contains writings from: Ken Arnold Leon Bambrick Michael Bean Rory Blyth Adam Bosworth danah boyd Raymond Chen Kevin Cheng and Tom Chi Cory Doctorow ea_spouse Bruce Eckel Paul Ford Paul Graham John Gruber Gregor Hohpe Ron Jeffries Eric Johnson Eric Lippert Michael Lopp Larry Osterman Mary Poppendieck Rick Schaut Aaron Swartz Clay Shirky Eric Sink why the lucky stiff.