Book Reviews and Bibliographies
NOTE: We will gladly append authors' responses
or other informed opinions.
Garnier & Taylor's 1992 gem, recently updated,
is a must for every programmer or systems analyst. It's fun to read, too.
Books about the history of computing
Books about systems analysis
- A must for every systems analyst -- David Hay's
- Important systems analysis textbook -- Robertsons' Complete Systems
Analysis almost fills gap. (originally reviewed in the IDI Newsletter, Autumn, 1994)
- A readable introduction to the Unified Modeling Language -- Martin Fowler with Kendall Scott:
- An interesting but inadequate volume -- Langer's The Art of Analysis.
Books about web-tools and development
Books about programming methodology
- Jutta Eckstein's views on "agile"
methods for large projects.
- An interesting collection of
advice from Joel Spolsky.
- A sequel to the
above—a must for every programmer and manager.
- Two definitive treatments of
program design by Steve McConnell and Glenford Myers
- Critical examinations of Extreme Programming:
Books about management
Vendor-site Reviews Mislead us—Can we
trust volunteer reviewers?
Can We Take
Amazon Rave Reviews Seriously?
More books for dummies, complete idiots, and
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