"Rapid Development" by Steve McConnell

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Did Joel ever mention this book ? It doesn't appear in the "Books" page. For me it was the most incredible recent discover ! I thought once that Larry Wall, Damian Conway and other Perl authors will be the most interesting writers for me, ever. Hmm .. wrong ! ( sorry guys ) Steve's pages are like a "fresh air" and .. and I start counting my current boss' errors in managing our project ( he's a very professional software engineer, but obviously didn't read "Rapid Development" ). Amazingly how one book covers so many software development topics ( sorry for not having the book next to me and lacking some examples ) - guys, take it, enjoy and please, pass it to the friends of yours.

-- Anonymous, August 09, 2001


I'm a fan of the Rapid Development book as well. I don't think Joel has talked about this book specifically but has certainly mentioned some of his others and referenced various articles that Steve has posted copies of on his homepage.

-- Anonymous, August 10, 2001

Oh, thank's for Steve's link ! And .. Joel *has* to talk about it - I meet there most of his thoughts about software management. So, he has to ..

-- Anonymous, August 10, 2001

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