Apprenticeship Patterns: Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman
by Dave Hoover, Adewale Oshineye
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2009
Compiled from years of research, these patterns address difficult situations that programmers, administrators, and DBAs face every day. The book also approaches software development as a means to personal fulfillment. Discover how this book can help you make the best of both your life and your career.
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