Books, books, books ... so many booksJuly 22, 2006
I am currently reading The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky. I simply love it. I’m coming to this point that I more appreciate this kind of books than those pure technical books.
I just finished CLR via C#. Although this is the best .NET book ever written and really enjoyed reading it (for the 26th time, including the first edition ;-) ), I recently start to enjoy non-technical books more and more. They make me a better programmer.
So does the book The Best Software Writing I. It’s a collection of articles that are selected by Joel Spolsky himself. These articles can be found all over the web. The best article so far is from Michael “Rands” Lopp and is titled What To Do When You’re Screwed. I’m currently walking through his archives. I can also certainly recommend Ode to a Chain Saw. I’m off, doing some more reading.
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Jan Van Ryswyck
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