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Joel on software : and on diverse and occasionally related matters that will prove of interest to software developers, designers, and managers, and to those who, whether by good fortune or ill luck, work with them in some capacity

Author: Joel Spolsky
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Apress, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a selection of essays from the author's website. Joel Spolsky started the web log in March 2000 in order to offer his insights, based on years of experience, on how to improve the world of programming.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Spolsky
ISBN: 1590593898 9781590593899
OCLC Number: 55887460
Description: xvi, 362 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Choosing a language --
2. Back to basics --
3. The Joel test : 12 steps to better code --
4. The absolute minimum every software developer absolutely, positively must know about unicode and character sets (no excuses!) --
5. Painless functional specifications : part 1 : why bother? --
6. Painless functional specifications : part 2 : what's a spec? --
7. Painless functional specifications : part 3 : but ... how? --
8. Painless functional specifications : part 4 : tips --
9. Painless software schedules --
10. Daily builds are your friend --
11. Hard-assed bug fixin' --
12. Five worlds --
13. Paper prototyping --
14. Don't let architecture astronauts scare you --
15. Fire and motion --
16. Craftsmanship.
Responsibility: Joel Spolsky.
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