More Joel on Software Further Thoughts on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity

ISBN-10: 1430209879

ISBN-13: 9781430209874

Edition: 2008

Authors: Joel Spolsky

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More Joel on Software is a selection of essays from . Author Joel Spolsky started the web log in March 2000 in order to offer his insights, based on years of experience, on how to improve the world of programming. This log has become well known among the programming world and is linked to more than 600 other websites and translated into 30+ languages! His extraordinary writing skills, technical knowledge, and caustic wit have made Joel a programming guru. With the success of his Joel on Software , there has been a strong demand for more gems from him, and this book is the answer to those requests. What yoursquo;ll learn Clever writing techniques A broad array of programming techniques Who is this book for? Programmers or anyone interested in programming Related Titles Joel on Software The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky Eric Sink on the Business of Software Software Project Secrets: Why Software Projects Fail
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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 6/25/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Joel Spolsky is a globally recognized expert on the software development process. His web site Joel on Software ( ) is popular with software developers around the world and has been translated into over 30 languages. As the founder of Fog Creek Software in New York City, he created FogBugz, a popular project management system for software teams. Joel has worked at Microsoft, where he designed Visual Basic for Applications as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, developing an Internet client used by millions. He has written two books: User Interface Design for Programmers (Apress, 2001) and Joel on Software (Apress, 2004). Joel holds a bachelor's of science degree in computer science from Yale University. Before college, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a paratrooper, and he was one of the founders of Kibbutz Hanaton.

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About the Author
Managing People
My First BillG Review
Finding Great Developers
A Field Guide to Developers
Three Management Methods (Introduction)
The Command and Control Management Method
The Econ 101 Management Method
The Identity Management Method
Advice to Potential Programmers
The Perils of JavaSchools
Talk at Yale
Advice for Computer Science College Students
The Impact of Design
Font Smoothing, Anti-Aliasing, and Subpixel Rendering
A Game of Inches
The Big Picture
Choices = Headaches
It's Not Just Usability
Building Communities with Software
Managing Large Projects
Martian Headsets
Why Are the Microsoft Office File Formats So Complicated? (And Some Workarounds)
Where There's Muck, There's Brass
Programming Advice
Evidence-Based Scheduling
Strategy Letter VI
Can Your Programming Language Do This?
Making Wrong Code Look Wrong
Starting a Software Business
Foreword to Eric Sink on the Business of Software
Foreword to Micro-ISV: From Vision to Reality
Hitting the High Notes
Running a Software Business
Bionic Office
Up the Tata Without a Tutu
Rub a Dub Dub
Top Twelve Tips for Running a Beta Test
Seven Steps to Remarkable Customer Service
Releasing Software
Picking a Ship Date
Camels and Rubber Duckies
Revising Software
Five Whys
Set Your Priorities
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