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Pragmatic Programmer From Journeyman to Master

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ISBN-10: 020161622X

ISBN-13: 9780201616224

Edition: 2000

Authors: Andrew Hunt, David Thomas, Ward Cunningham

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This working manual offers tips, tricks and guidance that can be used by all programmers of all levels. The focus is on creating pragmatic, functional code. The book is not concerned with creating elegant code, but on getting the job done.
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date: 10/20/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
A Pragmatic Philosophy
The Cat Ate My Source Code
Software Entropy
Stone Soup and Boiled Frogs
Good-Enough Software
Your Knowledge Portfolio
Communicate!
A Pragmatic Approach
The Evils of Duplication
Orthogonality
Reversibility
Tracer Bullets
Prototypes and Post-it Notes
Domain Languages
Estimating
The Basic Tools
The Power of Plain Text
Shell Games
Power Editing
Source Code Control
Debugging
Text Manipulation
Code Generators
Pragmatic Paranoia
Design by Contract
Dead Programs Tell No Lies
Assertive Programming
When to Use Exceptions
How to Balance Resources
Bend, or Break
Decoupling and the Law of Demeter
Metaprogramming
Temporal Coupling
It's Just a View
Blackboards
While You Are Coding
Programming by Coincidence
Algorithm Speed
Refactoring
Code That's Easy to Test
Evil Wizards
Before the Project
The Requirements Pit
Solving Impossible Puzzles
Not Until You're Ready
The Specification Trap
Circles and Arrows
Pragmatic Projects
Pragmatic Teams
Ubiquitous Automation
Ruthless Testing
It's All Writing
Great Expectations
Pride and Prejudice
Appendices
Resources
Professional Societies
Building a Library
Internet Resources
Bibliography
Answers to Exercises
Index