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Federico Biancuzzi is a freelance interviewer. His interviews appeared on publications such as ONLamp.com, LinuxDevCenter.com, SecurityFocus.com, NewsForge.com, Linux.com, TheRegister.co.uk, ArsTechnica.com, the Polish print magazine BSD Magazine, and the Italian print magazine Linux&C.
Shane Warden manages Onyx Neon Press, an independent publisher. His areas of expertise include agile software development, language design, and virtual machines for dynamic languages. He is also a published novelist. His books include The Art of Agile Development and Masterminds of Programming.
There are many programming languages in the world and this book is a series of interviews with many language creators. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Thomas B
I was a bit disappointed really. I guess the detail oriented person in my want more details and I just didn't get them. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MarvinMartian
Nice to see a wide variety of programming languages discussed, other than the mundane derivatives of C. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jim B.
This is one of the few books that have made me rethink how I look at programming! From simple trivia like how Bjarne Stroustrup prefers to hunt down programming errors, to... Read morePublished 13 months ago by David M. Cravey
This book is very inspiring and funny. Contains interviews with creators of 17 influential/historical programming languages: C#, Java, C++, Objective-C, ML, Haskell, Lua, Python,... Read morePublished on August 7, 2011 by Mostafa farghaly
This book provides an interview format where the author (interviewer) asks the same questions (for the most part) to the creators of popular programming languages (C++, Python,... Read morePublished on March 28, 2011 by Craig Cecil
I've finished Don Chamberlin (SQL), and am reading Tom Love (Objective-C).
Don Chamberlin was funny:
- Question:Why did you become interested in the query... Read more
This is, as its subtitle says, a set of interviews with creators of programming languages. The interviews assume familiarity with the languages being discussed, which means that... Read morePublished on December 1, 2009 by Trevor Burnham
It's really enlightening to get into the heads of programming languages designers and understand some of the ideas behind the way each of them designed the language, the problems... Read morePublished on November 30, 2009 by Eran Sandler