Foundations of Programming: Building Better Software
by Karl Seguin
Publisher: CodeBetter.Com 2007
Number of pages: 79
Free e-book on foundations of programming and building better software by Karl Seguin. Topics covered: Domain Driven Design, Persistence, Dependency Injection, Unit Testing, Object Relational Mappers, Memory and Exceptions.
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