Category Archives: Books

Book Summary: Practices of an Agile Developer

Review Note: This page is an ongoing project… Below is my summary of “Practices of an Agile Developer: Working in the Real World” by Venkat Subramaniam and Andy Hunt. In my view this is a 4-star book, well worth reading … Continue reading

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Mini Book Review: Graphics Programming in Windows (Charles Petzold)

My personal library is overcrowded, so over the years I have found it necessary to dispose of many books on outmoded technology. This book by Charles Petzold is different. Indeed, its unparalleled coverage of graphics programming techniques make it worth … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Library

A copy of computing ( 31sth July 2008 ) has just landed on my desk. It carries an article about the British Library‘s need to digitise information. I was reminded of an idea that I had some time ago… Apparently, the British … Continue reading

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Reading Goals 2008

In 2008 I plan to read at least 12 books: 3 Great Novels War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy) The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) TBA 3 Great Programming Books The Mythical Man Month (Fred Brooks) TBA TBA 3 Personal Development Books Getting Things … Continue reading

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