The mythical man-month: essays on software engineering

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Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1975 - Computers - 195 pages
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The tar pit. The mythical man-month. The surgical team; Aristocracy, democracy, and system design. The second-system effect. Passing the word. Why did the tower of babel fail? Calling the shot. Ten pounds in a five-pound sack. The documentary hypothesis. Plan to throw one away. Sharp tools. The whole and parts. Hatching a catastrophe. The other face.

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Review: The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering

User Review  - Shawn Morel - Goodreads

Read it for the first 2 chapters - they are unbelievably insightful and still relevant to modern software development. The rest of the book was very much a prescription of actionable items at the time and shows it's age. The tools, people, teams and times have changed. Read full review

Review: The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering

User Review  - Shyam - Goodreads

Even for an inexperienced undergraduate student like me, this book made a lasting impression and left me pondering on the various human dynamics involved in software engineering. Definitely a must ... Read full review

Contents

The Tar Pit
3
The Mythical ManMonth
13
The Surgical Team
29
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