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  - Yevgeniy Brikman - Goodreads

This isn't a book about "computer programming", but about computer programmers. It holds up remarkably well more than 40 years after its publication date because even though the technology changes ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Blevins - Goodreads

I found this book very helpful, in that it gave me a fresh picture of how life could be inside a high-tech organization (Info Tech in my case). Very accessible, in contrast to all the tech manuals I had to read. Read full review

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How Can We Study
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PROGRAMMING
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