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The Best Software Writing I

  • Authors
  • Joel Spolsky

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Ken Arnold
    Pages 1-6
  3. Michael Bean
    Pages 9-15
  4. Rory Blyth
    Pages 17-21
  5. Adam Bosworth
    Pages 23-33
  6. Danah Boyd
    Pages 35-45
  7. Kevin Cheng, Tom Chi
    Pages 51-51
  8. Cory Doctorow
    Pages 53-58
  9. ea_spouse
    Pages 59-65
  10. Bruce Eckel
    Pages 67-77
  11. Paul Ford
    Pages 79-93
  12. Paul Graham
    Pages 95-109
  13. John Gruber
    Pages 111-117
  14. Gregor Hohpe
    Pages 119-124
  15. Ron Jeffries
    Pages 125-128
  16. Eric Johnson
    Pages 129-133
  17. Michael “Rands” Lopp
    Pages 139-149
  18. Mary Poppendieck
    Pages 157-170
  19. Rick Schaut
    Pages 171-181
  20. Clay Shirky
    Pages 183-209
  21. Eric Sink
    Pages 223-231
  22. Eric Sink
    Pages 233-245
  23. Eric Sink
    Pages 247-260
  24. Aaron Swartz
    Pages 261-265
  25. Back Matter
    Pages 293-307

About this book

Introduction

Frustrated by the lack of well-written essays on software engineering, Joel Spolsky (of www.joelonsoftware.com fame) has put together a collection of his favorite writings on the topic.

With a nod to both the serious and funny sides of technical writing, The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky is an entertaining read and a guide to the technical writing literati.

The Best Software Writing I contains writings from:

  • Ken Arnold
  • Leon Bambrick
  • Michael Bean
  • Rory Blyth
  • Adam Bosworth
  • danah boyd
  • Raymond Chen
  • Kevin Cheng and Tom Chi
  • Cory Doctorow
  • ea_spouse
  • Bruce Eckel
  • Paul Ford
  • Paul Graham
  • John Gruber
  • Gregor Hohpe
  • Ron Jeffries
  • Eric Johnson
  • Eric Lippert
  • Michael Lopp
  • Larry Osterman
  • Mary Poppendieck
  • Rick Schaut
  • Aaron Swartz
  • Clay Shirky
  • Eric Sink
  • why the lucky stiff

Keywords

C++ programming language Processing Windows design software software engineering testing user interface

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