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Posts tagged ‘books’


Why programming is fun

The following quote is from the book The Mythical Man-Month. This book is currently on my reading list, and one that I’m certainly looking forward to.

Why is programming fun? What delights may its practioner expect as his reward? More…


Progress on my goals

So far this year I have read Clean Code by Robert Martin (aka Uncle Bob) and Getting Things Done (GTD) by David Allen. It took me a couple of days into March to finish up GTD but I’ve more than made up for it since then. In just a few days, I’ve read nearly half of Test-Driven Development by Kent Beck. I’ve been blown away by how easy (and quick) a read it has been so far. It is really great learning material. More…


Books to read in 2009

As you may have seen in my New Year’s resolutions post, I am aiming to read 12 professional development books this year.  In this post I’m going to give a list of books that I’m looking at.  This may change throughout the year, but at least I have a starting point now. More…

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