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It's one of my bedtime read books (i'm not kidding, and i don't read it to make me sleep! The book is well structured, so if you are more familiar with the general concepts than i was, you can probably skip quite a lot.

Martin and the practical programmer by andy hunt and dave thomas. There are millions more programmers in the world more gifted than i, but i defy any one of them to read this book and not acknowledge it's universal merit and relevance to their art. Th...  Read More

That is the crux of the matter. I was never taught matlab, but was expected to lean as needed.

Still - it feels kind of discontinuous. That's not necessarily bad, but some may argue! Received it on time. It's worth buying this best-seller.



Cons

I read it once, like i read the bible once, it tries to say to much without being clear as to the point its trying to make.

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Quality


I bought the used version and i was very happy with the quality.


The author deals with the details of software construction, providing useful guidelines about implementation details that impro...  Read More

Packaging/appearance


However, what sticks in the mind *does* make a difference when coding.

Competitiveness


If your a novice, you will keep coming back to this book every time.

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bought as gift for relative who is a professional/academic programmer - he wanted this and is vv happy with it


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    A book every programmer should read.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Every chapter includes effective guidelines and tips that can be applied immediately: just read any chapter, open any piece of your code and you will find something to improve or correct.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It discusses and explains many fields in software construction that might be seen as small details by other books but helps make you a better software developer.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    If you are looking for a tutorial-level style of literature, look elsewhere.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I was introduced to this book in 1st edition guise after writing code for about 10 years.


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    This book just covers everything any programmer should know to build great software.


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    If you're writing code as part of a team and haven't read this book; yer doing it wrong.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Code complete contains practical tips, even for the experienced developer/software engineer but also goes back to basics for the novice.

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