Programming on Purpose: Essays on Programming Design

Programming on Purpose Essays on Programming Design A guided tour of numerous software design methods this volume collects into book form a variety of articles from P J Plauger s monthly column Programming on Purpose which has been entertaining reader

  • Title: Programming on Purpose: Essays on Programming Design
  • Author: P.J. Plauger
  • ISBN: 9780137213740
  • Page: 417
  • Format: Paperback
  • A guided tour of numerous software design methods, this volume collects into book form a variety of articles from P.J Plauger s monthly column Programming on Purpose which has been entertaining readers of Computer Language Magazine for years Topics span the gamut from how to be a software entrepreneur, the innards of floating point arithmetic, and the turbulent world A guided tour of numerous software design methods, this volume collects into book form a variety of articles from P.J Plauger s monthly column Programming on Purpose which has been entertaining readers of Computer Language Magazine for years Topics span the gamut from how to be a software entrepreneur, the innards of floating point arithmetic, and the turbulent world of software design methodologies, including structured analysis and data structured design, why bottom up design isn t always foolish, and why top down design isn t always wise MARKETS For supplemental reading in an intermediate or advanced course on software design methods or software engineering, and for practicing programmers, software engineers, and specialists.

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    1. A good read, with a handful of brilliant observations and anecdotes about the state of the software craftsmanship of its time, but, alas, most of the design advices seem to be too outdated or overly specialized to the software applications of that era.

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