500 Lines or Less
by Michael DiBernardo (ed.)
Publisher: The Architecture of Open Source Applications 2016
Number of pages: 478
This book provides you with the chance to study how 26 experienced programmers think when they are building something new. The programs you will read about in this book were all written from scratch to solve difficult problems.
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The focus of the book is the design process, from problem statements to organized solutions, it deemphasizes the algorithmic and language details, and specific applications. Programming is a fun activity, and a way to express abstract ideas.
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