Software Exorcism: A Handbook for Debugging and Optimizing Legacy Code

  • Authors
  • Bill┬áBlunden

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Bill Blunden
    Pages 1-69
  3. Bill Blunden
    Pages 71-112
  4. Bill Blunden
    Pages 113-156
  5. Bill Blunden
    Pages 157-213
  6. Bill Blunden
    Pages 215-261
  7. Bill Blunden
    Pages 263-320
  8. Bill Blunden
    Pages 321-329
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 331-351

About this book

Introduction

YOU HAVE TO OWN THIS BOOK! Software Exorcism: A Handbook for Debugging and Optimizing Legacy Code takes an unflinching, no bulls$&# look at behavioral problems in the software engineering industry, shedding much-needed light on the social forces that make it difficult for programmers to do their job. Do you have a co-worker who perpetually writes bad code that you are forced to clean up? This is your book. While there are plenty of books on the market that cover debugging and short-term workarounds for bad code, Reverend Bill Blunden takes a revolutionary step beyond them by bringing our attention to the underlying illnesses that plague the software industry as a whole.

Further, Software Exorcism discusses tools and techniques for effective and aggressive debugging, gives optimization strategies that appeal to all levels of programmers, and presents in-depth treatments of technical issues with honest assessments that are not biased toward proprietary solutions.

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