Classics of Software Engineering: “Design Patterns”

Classics of Software Engineering: “Design Patterns” (One of a series of short reviews on books which have profoundly affected my own programming style, and which have made me a better Software Engineer) Design Patterns Gamma, Helm, Johnson, and Vlissides (The Gang of Four) Addison-Wesley, 1995 This book was the one which finally unseated “Software Tools” […]

Classics of Software Engineering: “Software Tools”

(One of a series of short reviews on books which have profoundly affected my own programming style, and which have made me a better Software Engineer) Software Tools Brian W. Kernighan and P. J. Plaugher Addison-Wesley Professional, 1976 When I was getting my B.S. in Computer Science the first time, 26 years ago, I was […]