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Making Software: What Really Works, and Why We Believe It 1st Edition

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  • Paperback: 624 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (October 30, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0596808321
  • ISBN-13: 978-0596808327
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.3 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
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