Code Complete

Code Complete

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Widely considered one of the best practical guides to programming, Steve McConnell's original Code Complete has been helping developers write better software for more than a decade. Now this classic book has been fully updated and revised with leading-edge practices -- and hundreds of new code samples -- illustrating the art and science of software construction. Capturing the body of knowledge available from research, academia, and everyday commercial practice, McConnell synthesizes the most effective techniques and must-know principles into clear, pragmatic guidance. No matter what your experience level, development environment, or project size, this book will inform and stimulate your thinking -- and help you build the highest quality code</li><li>Discover the timeless techniques and strategies that help you: Design for minimum complexity and maximum creativity ; Reap the benefits of collaborative development; Apply defensive programming techniques to reduce and flush out errors ; Exploit opportunities to refactor--or evolve--code, and do it safely ; Use construction practices that are right-weight for your project ; Debug problems quickly and effectively ; Resolve critical construction issues early and correctly ; Build quality into the beginning, middle, and end of your project.
Publisher: Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft Press, c2004
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780735619678
Characteristics: xxxvii, 914 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: McConnell, Steve


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Jul 17, 2012

Excellent book. Still useful 8 years after publication.

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