Skip to content

New Programmer's Survival Manual Navigate Your Workplace, Cube Farm, or Startup

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 1934356816

ISBN-13: 9781934356814

Edition: 2012

Authors: Joshua D. Carter

List price: $30.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


It's your first day on the job. You've got the programming chops, you're up on the latest tech, you're sitting at your workstation... now what? Give your career the jolt it needs to get going: essential industry skills to help you apply your raw programming talent and make a name for yourself.Programming commercially in the modern workplace requires skills and experience that you can't get from school or from working on your own. You need the hard-won lessons of years of experience in the workplace. Joshua D. Carter give you his.Programming at this level requires new skills---you'll build programs that dwarf anything you've done on your own. This book introduces you to practices for working…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pragmatic Programmers, LLC, The
Publication date: 11/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.41" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Josh Carter is a professional programmer with more than 15 years of experience, both in programming and engineering management. He has a passion for programming and keeping on the leading edge of technology, but it's balanced by the Steve Jobs mantra, "Real artists ship." These days he's equally passionate about helping the next generation of programmers make their own mark in industry.

Professional Programming
Program for Production
Beat Up Your Code
Insist on Correctness
Design with Tests
Tame Complexity
Fail Gracefully
Be Stylish
Improve Legacy Code
Review Code Early and Often
Get Your Tools in Order
Optimize Your Environment
Speak Your Language Fluently
Know Your Platform
Automate Your Pain Away
Control Time (and Timelines)
Use the Source, Luke
People Skills
Manage Thy Self
Find a Mentor
Own the Image You Project
Be Visible
Ace Your Performance Review
Manage Your Stress
Treat Your Body Right
Grok Personality Types
Connect the Dots
Work Together
Meet Effectively
The Corporate World
Inside the Company
Know Your Peeps
Know Your (Corporate) Anatomy
Mind Your Business
Get with the Project
Appreciate the Circle of (a Product's) Life
Put Yourself in the Company's Shoes
Identify Corporate Antipatterns
Looking Forward
Mind Your Head
Never Stop Learning
Find Your Place