How to be a Programmer
by Robert L. Read
Publisher: Samizdat Press 2003
Number of pages: 58
The text is primarily concerned with social situations and team relationships that occur in typical software development. The author tried to cover what he considers the essential, often non-techncial, skills of the beginning, intermediate and advanced programmer. To the beginner, it may be a peek into the culture of the software engineer; to the advanced programmer, it is an opinionated review.
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