Adam Tornhill

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Your Code As a Crime Scene:...

3.60 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Software Design X-Rays: Fix...

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Lisp for the Web

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Patterns in C: Patterns, Id...

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Software Design X-Rays by Adam Tornhill
"Oh my. It's been a while since I read a technical book this quickly.

The book's premise is simple: every software company is sitting on a veritable gold mine of data that remains largely untapped. This gold mine could guide you to hotspots in your..." Read more of this review »
Your Code As a Crime Scene by Adam Tornhill
"I work professionally with some fairly large and old codebases (1-200K lines of code). I follow a craftsman's approach to software development, so it brings me great joy to leave a system cleaner than I found it. But not all poor code is equally i..." Read more of this review »
Your Code as a Crime Scene by Adam Tornhill
"Great book for learning how to understand large codebases and how to make data-driven decisions on improving code. The parallels to forensics helped make the book more entertaining and kept me engaged.

It's very easy for programming books to either..." Read more of this review »
Your Code as a Crime Scene by Adam Tornhill
"Some software projects start from scratch, are very limited scope, you work on them with a very small team for a few months or a year, and then move on to another project. This book is not for people working in such conditions. On the other hand,..." Read more of this review »
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