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  • Paperback: 278 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (4 July 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 147830054X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1478300540
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 1.6 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 568,856 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I'm Jeff Atwood. I live in Berkeley, CA with my wife, two cats, three children, and a whole lot of computers. I was weaned as a software developer on various implementations of Microsoft BASIC in the 80's, starting with my first microcomputer, the Texas Instruments TI-99/4a. I continued on the PC with Visual Basic 3.0 and Windows 3.1 in the early 90's, although I also spent significant time writing Pascal code in the first versions of Delphi. I am now quite comfortable in VB.NET or C#, despite the evils of case sensitivity. I'm currently learning Ruby. I consider myself a reasonably experienced Windowsweb software developer with a particular interest in the human side of software development, as represented in my recommended developer reading list. Computers are fascinating machines, but they're mostly a reflection of the people using them. In the art of software development, studying code isn't enough; you have to study the people behind the software, too.

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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Yuri Schimke on 4 Nov 2012
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The Kindle edition is missing code samples. Did no one proof read this? The book is good otherwise, but made less useful.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jacobo de Vera on 7 Aug 2013
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I think this is a book that works mostly on digital form. I run a company library and got a physical copy of this one, I am deeply disappointed. It looks like a cheap printout of a blog done with a printer that was running out of ink on cheap paper. The binding is also done cheaply and the cover design is non-existent. There is nothing written neither on the spine nor the back cover. This makes it difficult to find in the shelves. Also, the paper size is unnecessarily large, A4 I believe.

So, although I'm sure the contents will be worth the read, the presentation is letting it down badly.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 13 Sep 2012
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As someone who has tried to learn a bit about programming before (the MIT online course) this book was great to frame my knowledge and give me some fun problems to try out. Who knew that most programmers can barely even program simple tasks? It has renewed my interest in the subject. Was really happy with Jeff's contribution.
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