Beautiful Software by Chuck Connell

By Chuck Connell

Software program caliber issues. software program runs our banking operations, air site visitors keep watch over, inventory markets, international navigation, own details privateness, and plenty of different points of our lives. reliable software program is helping all of these items run easily; undesirable software program has the aptitude to harm or perhaps kill humans. yet what, precisely, distinguishes stable software program from undesirable software program? professional programmers recognize sturdy software program after they see it, and they're more likely to produce it themselves. What do they see within the greater software program that makes it greater? and the way do they write it? Are there common rules of fine software program layout, that each one top of the range examples percentage, and that are absent from terrible software program? if this is the case, what are those ideas? The booklet addresses those questions and is written for somebody within the machine box or similar parts: programmers, managers, traders, engineers, scientists. it's also helpful as a supplementary textual content in a faculty path on software program engineering. desk OF CONTENTS 1. attractive software program 2. The lacking concept of Refactoring three. All resource Code will be Open four. Is software program Patentable? five. A software program time table Ain't Nothin' yet a section of Paper 6. it isn't approximately strains of Code 7. Why software program fairly Fails, and What to Do approximately It eight. What the Linux group must Grok nine. Do Open resource tasks deal with Themselves? 10. Why software program Engineering issues eleven. software program Engineering Is greater than machine technological know-how 12. A Quagmire within the Tar Pit thirteen. howdy, Programmers! We obtained No conception!

Show description

Read Online or Download Beautiful Software PDF

Similar software development books

Accelerating Process Improvement Using Agile Techniques

Accelerating technique development utilizing Agile strategies explains how agile programming is utilized to plain method development. by means of employing agile suggestions, IT enterprises can accelerate strategy development tasks, reduce the assets those projects require, and maximize some great benefits of procedure development.

What Computing Is All About

This can be a self-contained dialogue of primary subject matters in desktop technology, consisting of insurance of application semantics, automata thought, software and circuit layout, concurrent courses and compilation. Formal proofs and functional purposes are supplied in the course of the textual content.

The Struts Framework Practical Guide for Java Programmers

Pressestimmen"I heartily suggest this e-book. seeing that an early reproduction of Sue's manuscript hit my table, it has now not left my part and is now good thumbed and accumulating espresso stains from common use. " Simon Chappell - Java Programming professional with a Fortune a hundred corporation. " "Sue Spielman launches the aspiring Java J2EE programmer on a thrilling exploration of Struts dependent MVC structure and applies this data in making a cutting-edge net software.

An Introduction to Software Engineering

This e-book is an creation to software program engineering and perform addresses bothagile and plan-driven software program engineering. The e-book is especially meant foran creation to software program engineering undergraduate direction. The name exhibits it's a partial advent simply because just one bankruptcy, an appendix on UML, offers with layout.

Additional info for Beautiful Software

Example text

ISBN: 1456438786 ISBN-13: 9781456438784 E-Book ISBN: 978-1-4392-7918-2 Dedication To my father, for everything he gave me in the beginning; to my wife and children, for everything they give me now; and to my friends and teachers, for help and fun throughout. Acknowledgements Earlier versions of this work appeared in Dr. com. These publishers and editors gave me a forum to develop a writing career and, where needed, gave me permission to reuse the articles in this book. Eric Raymond kindly allowed me to republish our spirited exchange about the management of open source projects.

After a lap around the park, she buys a decaf mochaccino, sips a little, and lies down under a tree. Soon Ingrid falls asleep and starts dreaming about a giant, green blob of software that is attacking her. She fights back with a sword. During the fight, she hacks off parts of the blob, which then lie quivering on the ground. The main blob attacks again, and Ingrid wakes up with a start. Suddenly she knows what is bothering her about the programming assignment: the new feature is suspiciously similar to an existing feature.

ISBN: 1456438786 ISBN-13: 9781456438784 E-Book ISBN: 978-1-4392-7918-2 Dedication To my father, for everything he gave me in the beginning; to my wife and children, for everything they give me now; and to my friends and teachers, for help and fun throughout. Acknowledgements Earlier versions of this work appeared in Dr. com. These publishers and editors gave me a forum to develop a writing career and, where needed, gave me permission to reuse the articles in this book. Eric Raymond kindly allowed me to republish our spirited exchange about the management of open source projects.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 39 votes