Understanding the Professional Programmer
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.
The author, writing with more than forty years of programming experience, tackles a host of profound questions about the psychology of the professional programmer. Learn how to
-- become a professional
-- 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
The insights are fascinating -- you are sure to recognize yourself or your associates. This is the one book nobody in this dynamic field can afford to miss.
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