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Software Creativity 2.0

3.45 of 5 stars 3.45  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  6 reviews
"This book is written from a powerfully felt, personal perspective: that software construction is primarily a problem-solving activity; that all problem-solving requires creativity; that software problem-solving is deeply complex, perhaps more deeply complex than any other activity; and that, therefore, software problem-solving requires the ultimate in creativity." --Rober ...more
Paperback, 484 pages
Published November 27th 2006 by Developer.* Books
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Too often pragmatic concepts in software fall victim to zealot practitioners whose ideology includes panacean promises of one-click programming and ideas that good process guarantees a good product regardless of personnel. Too many people still promote their ideas and methodologies as cure-alls. These people treat software as a franchise with a factory-line assembly and replaceable parts. It is anathema for many to think of software as a creative endeavor. However, this idea that software develo ...more
Very interesting look into the art & craft of software development. Should be required reading for the junior level develop who wants to transcend the divide and become a much better developer. Has great insights into the 'why' & 'what' of developing software, something most software books (and developers) frequently miss.
Hunter Johnson
Software Creativity 2.0, by Robert L. Glass. Lots of insight into the dilemma of free-wheeling vs. disciplined development processes. Some excess padding, but a good read for IT programmers, managers, and directors.
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Auther discusses about different perspectives in software development; managment vs technology, discipline vs crativity, academic vs practice etc.
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Читал и не понимал о чем она вообще. Одна вода и куча асбтракций. Непонятно к чему там Creativity.
This book is only good for software professionals. It is awesome.
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