- Its exactly not what it's promises to be: pragmatic
- As many 'punchline' books do, this one starts of strong with a pre-boiled set of points, and keeps chewing on them for the rest of the book.
- In the spirit of above, the later chapters of the book lose focus and discuss some minor irrelevant points.
- It feels like a 20% auto-summary of every blog post on JoelOnSoftware
Monday, October 1, 2007
The Pragmatic Programmer - Andrew Hunt, David Thomas
This was a 'class' assignment during training for work. The book starts off strong with good style suggestions, clever ideas, and funny interjections. It's a well written book, with many of what I felt are good points. However, I have managed to come up with some harsh words for it: