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Consultant and legendary programmer Gerald M. Weinberg offers readers a unique insider's view of the many ways to become a better programmer and to improve job performance.-- Organized as a collection of essays about the profession of programming, the book is both provocative and readable. Each chapter concludes with an entertaining and instructive parable.

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 1st 1988 by Dorset House Publishing Company, Incorporated (first published 1982)
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This books would have been a serial of blog posts if it was written most recently. It is presented as a series of questions and detailed answers.

Similar to Being Geek: The Software Developer's Career Handbook except it is from the previous century.
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I've always been interested in helping smart people be happy and productive. To that end, I've published books on human behavior, including Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method, The Psychology of Computer Programming, Perfect Software and Other Fallacies, and an Introduction to General Systems Thinking. I've also written books on leadership including Becoming a Technical Leader, The Secrets ...more
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