The psychology of computer programming

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1971 - Computers - 288 pages
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Programming as human performance; Reading programs; What makes a good program? How can we study programming? Programming as a social activity; The programming group; The programming team; The programming project; Programming as an individual activity; Variations in the programming task; Personality factors; Intelligence, or problem-solving ability; Motivation, training, and experience; Programming tools; Programming languages; Some principles for programming language design; Other programming tools.

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User Review  - Steve Losh - Goodreads

A fantastic, practical introduction to thinking about the psychology of computer programming. Unlike most books, the author isn't afraid to say "we don't know" when there's a question they don't have the answer to. It's a refreshingly honest feeling book. Read full review

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User Review  - Bill DePhillips - Goodreads

An insightful collection of essays that still resonate today even though some of its anecdotes reference punch cards. Egoless programming remains its strongest practice and one that is still not the ... Read full review

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How Can We Study
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PROGRAMMING
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