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RISE: Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (DeMarco & Lister, 1987)

August 19, 2013 0 Comments
RISE: <b>Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams</b> (DeMarco & Lister, 1987)

[The third in a series of posts on Readings in Software Engineering. Previous post: The Mythical Man-Month, Frederick J. Brooks Jr. (1975/1995).] Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams. Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister, Dorset House Publishing Co., New York, 1987, softbound, 188 pages. Original acquisition date unknown; replacement copy acquired 11 Oct 1995. Current version is […]

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RISE: The Mythical Man-Month (Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., 1975/1995)

June 4, 2012 5 Comments
RISE: <b>The Mythical Man-Month</b> (Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., 1975/1995)

[The second in a series of posts on Readings in Software Engineering. Previous post: The Psychology of Computer Programming, Gerald M. Weinberg (1971/1998)] The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA, 1975. Softbound, 195 pages. Personal acquisition date: unknown. Original edition out of print. The Mythical Man-Month: Essays […]

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RISE: The Psychology of Computer Programming (Gerald M. Weinberg, 1971/1998)

May 21, 2012 2 Comments
RISE: <b>The Psychology of Computer Programming</b> (Gerald M. Weinberg, 1971/1998)

[The first of a planned series of posts on "Readings in Software Engineering"] [Version 1.1 of this post, revised/extended on 05/22/2012] The Psychology of Computer Programming, Gerald M. Weinberg, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1971. Hardbound, 288 pages. Personal acquisition date: 17 Oct 1978. Original edition out of print. The Psychology of Computer Programming […]

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Readings in Software Engineering (RISE): a new series of posts

May 21, 2012 5 Comments
Readings in Software Engineering (RISE): a new series of posts

I have been collecting and reading books on software engineering since the 1970s, but I have found over the decades that the vast majority of programmers (and their managers) are unfamiliar with most of them. More’s the pity, for during the 38 years since I first started working in information technology (BYU Translation Sciences Institute, […]

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