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Understanding the Professional Programmer

The Psychology of Technology, no. 8

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Consultant and legendary programmer Gerald M. Weinberg offers readers a unique insider's view of the many ways to become a better programmer and to improve job performance.

Organized as a collection of essays about the profession of programming, the book is both provocative and readable. Each chapter concludes with an entertaining and instructive parable.
Anyone interested in becoming a skilled and experienced professional in this sometimes treacherous profession will benefit from Weinberg's insights.

Gerald M. Weinberg, author of The Psychology of Computer Programming, offers readers an insider's view, with suggestions on how to become a better programmer and improve job performance, in a book that's both helpful and a pleasure to read. Learn how to

become a professional

manage professionals

get a little respect

survive in a bureaucracy

think more effectively

discover what kind of thinker you are

envision the future of the professional programmer

Software developer Daniel Read said "This is probably my favorite book on the subject of software development. It is definitely my favorite of Weinberg's many excellent books. I return to this book again and again, and find something new every time. Weinberg's gift is inspiring thinking that is outside of one's normal patterns of thought. I predict that software developers another twenty years from now will still be reading this book."

If you are a programmer or manage programmers, or indeed just associate with programmers, this is a book that you should read. . . . turn to any one of the essays, and find a thought-provoking idea.

Understanding the Professional Programmer
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  • 85,00 kr
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Computers
  • Published: 14 June 2011
  • Publisher: Gerald M. Weinberg
  • Print Length: 239 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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