48th out of 55 books — 51 voters
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Software Creativity 2.0” as Want to Read:
Software Creativity 2.0
"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
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 130)
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.
Goodreads is hiring!
If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »
Learn more »