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Best Software Writing
By Joel Spolsky (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Apress
Publication date June 20, 2005
Pages 328
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781590595008
ISBN-10 1590595009
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $24.99
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Presents a collection of essays on computer software development.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: It's nice having a collection of high-quality writing related to software and the business in one place instead of trawling the Web for it. Meryl K. Evans, meryl. ...an entertaining read with a number of enlightening insights into what I do for a living... The whole book is fantastic though, and you should absolutely pick it up...in dead tree form. This is a book worth checking out, even if you're not a software developer.

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 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 Swart
  • Clay Shirky
  • Eric Sink
  • why the lucky stiff

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