- Paperback: 258 pages
- Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (February 22, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0596809484
- ISBN-13: 978-0596809485
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 45 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #185,710 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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97 Things Every Programmer Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts 1st Edition
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Kevlin Henney is an independent consultant and trainer. His work focuses on patterns and architecture, programming techniques and languages, and development process and practice. He has been a columnist for various magazines and online publications, including The Register, Better Software, Java Report, CUJ, and C++ Report. Kevlin is co-author of two volumes in the Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture series: A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages. He also contributed to 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know
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This book also has the benefit of the fact that we do not work in a vacuum. We learn from each other and when mentoring younger programmers a book like this helps to remind us of the things that were so ingrained in us ten years ago that we might never even think to mention it to our charges.
1st - I think the number 97 may be too much for everyone to pitch in and do a good job of it and also keep the book thin and also get the point across.
2nd - The ideas talked about in some of the items seem very good - but as the idea got into my head slightly - I saw that the article ended.
Some of the other items I think 50% of them - seemed not really worth writing about probably - they should be known to any developer who had done good enough Software Developer for 10 years or so.
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I agree with everything there
Many right thoughts/experience in single book