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Kapriolen Des Schicksals[Roman] pIn fact it s a good book if you re just beginning torogram I ve just read it late so it contains nothing new to me I can t imagine that there are software developers who don t know about ractices described in this book Besides it s already outdated RCS ReallyAs to Russian know about ractices described in this book Besides it s already outdated RCS ReallyAs to Russian of this book it s translated very badly it s almost unreadable This is my favorite non technical tech book It explores good software development ractices In my opinion it is than just a checklist of what you should do it literally changed my approach to development with ositive resultsOthers have mentionned that they already knew most of the things IN THIS BOOK AND PRACTICE THESE this book and Over Mintmarks and Hot Repunched Mintmarks practice these habits in their development environments I ve worked in dozens of environments ranging from very successful experienced companies to fly by night operations that have no business writing code Any one of these environments would have been vastly improved if some of theseractices were incorporated And in several environments I was able to introduce some of these concepts which led to increases in roductivity and happinessIf you and your organization already does everything in this book and you see it as a ho hum read congratulations to you For the rest of us I think this is chocked full of high level abstract concepts that will improve any development environment It s communicated in a very straight forward manner and also advises you to take a ragmatic approach to everything only using th. Ward Cunningham Straight from the rogramming trenches The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software Straight from the rogramming trenches The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software to examine the core Alamo Story: From Early History to Current Conflicts process taking a reuirement androducing working maintainable code that delights its users It covers topics ranging from ersonal responsibility and career development to architectural techniue. The Pragmatic Programmer From Journeyman to MasterObably won t result in you forsaking your evil ways and stepping on the Out of the Box path toward Nirvana Hunt and Thomas are friendly but occasionally annoying gurus Their cloying metaphors boiled frogs etc and kitsch jokes are offputting and some of their advice borders on insult One assumes that when they devote a whole section to interpersonal communication that they are targetting thearticularly closeted and uncouth breed of computer geek recently emerged from the dark and brutish cave of high school struggling to make headway in a world full of messy inconsistent emotional The First Secret of Edwin Hoff people who don t even know how to reverse grep an Apache logThat said I think there are nuggets of good advice for everyone all over the book Programming like reading and writing is ultimately arivate ersonal activity and to be honest most of us software engineers were that closeted high school nerd at some oint and draw upon that focused single minded ersona when we do things like coding so there are lessons to be learned from taking a step back occasionally and examining the craft as Hunt and Thomas do They are as I said occasionally infuriating but even their silly aphorisms and mantras are usually memorable what software engineer isn t constantly trying to stay DRY I ve no doubt I ll be flipping through it again in the future especially when I feel like I ve hit a wall fell in a rut or found myself exploiting tired and hackneyed idioms that don t do the English any justice. Teams of ragmatic rogrammers; and Make your developments recise with automation Written as a series self contained sections and filled with entertaining anecdotes thoughtful examples and interesting analogies The Pragmatic Programmer illustrates the best Under Lock and Key practices and majoritfalls of many different aspects of software development Whether youre a new coder an experienced rogra. E things that make sense in your situationOverall a wonderful book 40 Good for new Something Wicked programmersThis seems to be a favorite in the office so before Iarticipating in the 40 Good for new Velvet Ropes (Club Undercover programmersThis seems to be a favorite in the office so before Iarticipating in the of this book to new hires I figured I should check it out first There is definitely some good stuff in here but most won t be new for anyone who s been Freud and His Followers programmingrofessionally for 2 or 3 years or I think most engineers Pjesme problems is that they don t do what they know is the right thingI think manyeople have said this before but at the risk of duplication I ll say that the book contains a lot of common sense codified The other interesting bits are the suggestions for ways to behave "as a good engineer Thing is many of them feel like " a good engineer Thing is many of them feel like traits than things you can learn or decide to dosuch as learn new things languages editors frameworks see how things work if something s broken find out why don t just get tests assing if you find rotten code refactor try to learn keyboard shortcuts write time saving scripts and tools like Robert just did automate everything especially testing test hardBut if you want to be better and don t do some of these maybe reading this will remind you how important it is to do them A must read for any developer who yearns to fine tune their craft This is essentially a self help guide for rogrammers the kind of book that enumerates the habits of Good and Happy People and makes you feel slightly guilty about not racticing most of them but r. S for keeping your code flexible and easy to adapt and reuse Read this book and youll learn how to Fight software rot; Avoid the trap of duplicating knowledge; Write flexible dynamic and adaptable code; Avoid rogramming by coincidence; Bullet roof your code with contracts assertions and exceptions; Capture real reuirements; Test ruthlessly and effectively; Delight your users; Build.