Code Simplicity: The Science of Software Development

Code Simplicity: The Science of Software Development

by Max Kanat-Alexander

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449313890
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/05/2012
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Max Kanat-Alexander, Chief Architect of the open-source Bugzilla Project, Google Software Engineer, and writer, has been fixing computers since he was eight years old and writing software since he was fourteen. He is the author of http://www.codesimplicity.com/ and http://www.fedorafaq.org, and is currently living in Northern California.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: The Purpose of Software
  • Chapter 3: The Future
  • Chapter 4: Change
  • Chapter 5: Defects and Design
  • Chapter 6: Simplicity
  • Chapter 7: Complexity
  • Chapter 8: Testing
  • The Laws of Software Design
  • Facts, Laws, Rules, and Definitions

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