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Renowned software expert Steve McConnell helps software students transition to the role of software professionals. Significant developments are afoot that will impact the future careers of student programmers, including initiatives in education, professional development, certification, and licensing. Some of these developments are well thought out and positive; others are ...more
275 pages
Published 2005 by Nikkei BP Sha (first published July 10th 2003)
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Amy Gilchrist Thorne
I can understand why many people sound as though they were disappointed with this book. It's not a "practical" book, like Code Complete, Rapid Development, or Software Estimation, that you can immediately put into practice and improve your software's code or schedules.

But whether or not you agree with McConnell's conclusions about how to "fix" software development by turning it into a profession, like engineering, medicine, or law, I think it does a good job highlighting some of the ongoing stru
Scott Shipp
Nov 12, 2013 Scott Shipp rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Highly recommended. If all software developers read this book (and why not? It's pretty short and written very simply) the field would greatly benefit. McConnell fills the pages with statistics and references to supporting works. It's almost a bibliography for software development best practices. The most interesting statistics have to do with the comparisons between the top-performing software development organizations and the bottom-performing ones. The gulf yawns wide between them. It definit ...more
Sergey Teplyakov
Книга произвела неоднозначное впечатление. С одной стороны у Стива, как всегда, много умных и интересных мыслей, но, с другой стороны, наблюдается явный перегиб в сторону "инженерии ПО". И перегиб этот заключается в том, что все мысли по поводу этой самой "инженерии" являются практически бесполезными конечному программисту, а полезны скорее крупным организациям, университетам.
Sep 04, 2007 Ganius rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: software constructors
(sorry, in Bahasa Indonesia, and could be shifted to some other place in the future)
Rick Austin
Aug 09, 2011 Rick Austin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great set of practices that have been proven to increased development productivity. Interesting approach to developing associate knowledge breadth and depth.
Brian Yamabe
Not my favorite. I care about software development, but I don't want to be part of a formal heirarchy and over site organization.
Troy Swinehart
Recomended by one of my employees.
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