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The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky Corrected , Cor Edition
Contributor(s): Spolsky, Avram Joel (Author)

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ISBN: 1590595009     ISBN-13: 9781590595008
Publisher: Apress
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: October 2005

Annotation: 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.net & Slashdot Contributor

...an entertaining read with a number of enlightening insights into what I do for a living... -- Thomas Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings

The whole book is fantastic though, and you should absolutely pick it up...in dead tree form. -- Garrett Rooney, Software Engineer and Author

This is a book worth checking out, even if you're not a software developer. -- David Bindel, Tea Total

Frustrated by the lack of well-written essays on software engineering, Joel Spolsky (of www.joelonsoftware.com fame) has put together a collection of his favorite writings on the topic.

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 I" 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 Swartz Clay Shirky Eric Sink why the lucky stiff

Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Computers | Software Development & Engineering - General
Dewey: 005.1
Physical Information: 0.9" H x 6.08" W x 8.98" (0.90 lbs) 305 pages
Features: Illustrated, Index, Table of Contents
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