Publisher: ivencia.com 2010
We have forgotten the original promise of software technology. It was meant to make our lives easier. This book is about how individuals can take the lead in realigning our development efforts to that promise. In doing so, we shall in turn take our lead from the practice of Architecture, when Architects formed themselves into organizations determined to combat the problem of buildings falling on people's heads.
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by Stephen Bloch - College Publications
Picturing Programs is a textbook for beginning computer programming, not directed towards learning a particular programming language, but rather at learning to program well. This book can be used at the high school or college level.
by Matthias Felleisen, et al - The MIT Press
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.
by Richard P. Gabriel - Oxford University Press
An informative inside look at the world of software design and computer programming and the business that surrounds them. Written for computer scientists and software entrepreneurs, but the essays are accessible to everyone.
by Dustin Boswell, Trevor Foucher - O'Reilly
This book focuses on the nuts and bolts of programming, with simple and practical techniques you can use every time you sit down to write code. You'll find tips throughout the book, with easy-to-digest code examples and helpful illustrations.