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The Best of Verity Stob

Highlights of Verity Stob’s Famous Columns From EXE, Dr. Dobb’s Journal, and The Register

  • Authors
  • Verity Stob

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Life Before Guis (1988–1994)

  3. The Rasp of the Modem (1995–19100)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Pages 56-58
    3. Pages 59-61
    4. Pages 62-64
    5. Pages 65-66
    6. Pages 67-70
    7. Pages 71-74
    8. Pages 75-76
    9. Pages 77-79
    10. Pages 80-82
    11. Pages 83-86
    12. Pages 87-90
    13. Pages 99-101
    14. Pages 102-105
    15. Pages 106-109
    16. Pages 110-112
    17. Pages 113-115
    18. Pages 116-119
    19. Pages 120-122
    20. Pages 123-126
    21. Pages 127-130
    22. Pages 131-132
    23. Pages 140-142
    24. Pages 143-146

About this book

Introduction

Verity Stob is the comedienne of the programming world. She has been writing satirical chronicles of techie life since 1988. Her column first appeared in the legendary .EXE Magazine, then Dr. Dobbs' Journal, and it now graces The Register.

For the first time, the very best of Stob's columns have been collected into one essential book. Discover why Mrs. Bill Gates calls in a programmer to fix her plumbing; find out about the Google computer that suffers from Tourette's syndrome; discover the shameful secret of the CEO who types his correspondence in CAPITAL LETTERS, and much, much more!

Keywords

.NET Python Windows XML programming software

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