Media praise for Pragmatic Thinking and Learning
"Andy Hunt, co-author of several titles in the Pragmatic Programmers series, has turned his pragmatic prism on our brains. His new book, Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactoring Your Wetware, is a delight to read, provided you understand the vocabulary of agile development. It could be a perfect gift for your favorite geek this holiday season."
-- , Computerworld
"Hunt does a great job in exploring your "wetware", and there were some chapters that squarely addressed certain issues I'm currently dealing with."
-- , Duffbert's Random Musings
"It's rare that I read nonfiction these days that is worth reviewing. Most nonfiction to me simply consists of reference material, examples, and step-by-step instructions to help in a given field of study. As a software engineer, I often find myself digging into a particular book for an example or a hint as to how to implement a piece of code. But only rarely do I find myself reading a book from cover to cover. Pragmatic Thinking & Learning: Refactor Your Wetware is one heck of an exception."
-- , Blogcrititcs Magazine
"There is no question that anyone who purchases this book as a guide to thinking and learning in the professions will find several valuable techniques that are worth many times the price of the book."
-- , Amazon.com
"This book is a concise overview of all the latest behavioral psychology and neurological studies as well as pragmatic advice on how to become a better software developer...I would recommend the book to anyone, whether you admit in having issues with focusing and time management or not, and/or want to be more productive and learn and acquire skills faster and more efficiently."
-- , /devel/talk
"If you design and/or develop software then you should buy this book and read it right away."
-- , Developer Zone, IT Book Zone
"The topics in the book are presented with an easy clarity not often found in technical books, and interspersed with wit, resources, and practical tips for incorporating the ideas into daily activities. I will recommend this book to coworkers and friends, and reference it during my own learning practices. "
-- , Amazon.com
"I can say without any hesitation it has joined my short-list of 'must read' programmer books. If you are a programmer and you haven't read this book stop. Now. Yes, now. Go get the book here and start reading. What are you doing? Why are you still reading this? I said now!"
-- , LosTechies.com
"Let us not mince words: this book is great. To read, reread and above all to apply!"
-- , http://www.alpesjug.fr/?p=293
"If you want to think better and get better at learning new skills, this is a great resource for you."
-- , Thoughtwrestling
"You dont have to be code nerd to get plenty out of this book. It has helpful tips for everyone."
-- , RobChristopher.com