Results 1-10 of 16

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Kenny - Goodreads

I was very disappointed. The title seemed so promising, but the book was just full of anecdotes and half-baked ideas. To his credit, Weinberg says early on that he only wrote the book to get people ... Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

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

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Steve Fenton - Goodreads

This book is the inspiration behind many ideas that have emerged over the last two decades - it is nice to follow the citation back and find such a quality work. Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Alex Railean - Goodreads

This is an excellent book, the ideas it promotes are still relevant today (several decades after the it was published). It is quite interesting to observe how languages evolved, how some of them got ... Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Grzegorz - Goodreads

amazing book! it's interesting to read about programmers and their problems 40 years ago and see that actually nothing's changed. great great great book. I have enjoyed reading it and surely learnt a lot during reading. Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Michael Bayne - Goodreads

The occasional interesting tidbit, but mostly truisms and observations on processes that have changed a lot over the decades. Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

While this book was written in 1971, it's amazing how much of it still rings true today. It's a bit tedious at times, and some chapters can be skipped outright, but the good parts are worth a read. Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

One of the best books for understanding the psychology of engineers. Must reading for non-engineers who want to understand geeks. Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Ilya - Goodreads

Weinberg was one of the earliest authors who realized that computer programming is a human activity, and has a lot in common with other human activities. A programmer is reluctant to see the flaws in ... Read full review

Review: The Psychology of Computer Programming

User Review  - Pavel - Goodreads

Great book, still very relevant today. Focuses on how one needs to have a retrospective at all times about their work and how they approach it to get better at it. Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
8
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
1

2 stars - 0
1 star - 1

Editorial reviews - 0

Goodreads - 16