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Press Release: April 17, 2008

The ThoughtWorks Anthology--New from Pragmatic Bookshelf: Essays on Software Technology and Innovation

The ThoughtWorks Anthology Raleigh, NC—How do the staff of a globally successful software development company maintain their edge? They do it by studying and applying their craft. And this book is proof.

The ThoughtWorks Anthology is a collection of essays covering a wide range of issues facing software developers today. In this book, you’ll find a treasure trove of pragmatic advice to improve the effectiveness of your development efforts, written by experts in the field.

ThoughtWorks is a well-known global consulting firm; ThoughtWorkers are leaders in areas of design, architecture, SOA, testing, and agile methodologies. This collection of essays brings together contributions from well-known ThoughtWorkers such as Martin Fowler, along with other authors you may not know yet.

You’ll find essays on testing, controlling a project, the creation of domain specific languages, issues of build and deploy, programming languages, techniques for software development, and more.

The thirteen essays include:

  • Solving the Business Software Last Mile
  • One Lair and Twenty Ruby DSLs
  • The Lush Landscape of Languages
  • What Is an Iteration Manager Anyway?
  • Project Vital Signs
  • Domain Annotations
  • Agile vs. Waterfall Testing for Enterprise Web Apps
  • Pragmatic Performance Testing

For a review copy or more information please email pragprogpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

ThoughtWorks Inc. is a well-known global consulting firm; ThoughtWorkers are leaders in areas of design, architecture, SOA, testing, and agile methodologies.

Additional Resources:
For more information about the book, including code, errata, discussions, table of contents, a chapter excerpt, and more, see: http://pragprog.com/titles/twa.

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