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The computer user as toolsmith : the use, reuse, and organization of computer-based tools

Author: Saul Greenberg
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Cambridge series on human-computer interaction, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1993 book offers a wealth of analysis and interpretation of data, from which the author has developed a computer version of a handyman's workbench.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Greenberg
ISBN: 0521404304 9780521404303
OCLC Number: 26259500
Description: xv, 187 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Studying Unix --
3. Using commands in Unix --
4. Techniques for reusing activities --
5. Recurrent systems --
6. Reuse opportunities in Unix Csh --
potential and actual --
7. Principles, corroboration and justification --
8. Organizing activities through workspaces --
9. A workspace system: description and issues --
10. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge series on human-computer interaction, 6.
Responsibility: Saul Greenberg.
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"...thoughtfully and carefully written. It is well referenced, with over 100 citations. The author describes in clear and precise detail how he took his initial premises about tools and their reuse, Read more...

 
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