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October 24, 2012

The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2--New from Pragmatic Bookshelf: More Essays on Software Technology and Innovation

The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2

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Raleigh, NC—The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2: More Essays on Software Technology and Innovation (Pragmatic Bookshelf, $39.00) is a new collection of essays from the experts at ThoughtWorks, offering practical insight and advice on a range of challenges faced daily by software developers and IT professionals. It covers a broad spectrum of software development topics, from tuning agile methodologies to hard-core language geekery. This anthology captures the wide-ranging intellect and diversity of ThoughtWorks, reflected through practical and timely topics.

In it, you'll find from-the-trenches advice on topics such as continuous integration, testing, and improving the software delivery process. See how people use functional programming techniques in object-oriented languages, modern Java web applications, and deal with current problems in JavaScript development. Scan an overview of the most interesting programming languages today and the current state of information visualization. And it's all field-tested insight, because it comes from the practical perspective of ThoughtWorks experts.

Each essay focuses on extending your skills and enlarging your toolkit. And each is drawn from practical experience gained in the field.

You'll benefit from this book if you are involved in developing, deploying, or testing software, either as a manager or developer.

Available for e-readers in epub, mobi, and PDF formats direct from the publisher and in paperback from fine bookstores worldwide.

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

About the Author

ThoughtWorks is a well-known global consulting firm. This collection of essays, selected by well-known ThoughtWorkers such as Neal Ford, Martin Fowler, Ola Bini, and Rebecca Parsons, brings together contributions from well-known authors along with others you may not know yet. The ThoughtWorks Anthology gives burgeoning authors a voice, and gives the outside world a glimpse of the water cooler conversation at ThoughtWorks.

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For more information about the book, including: code, errata, discussions, full table of contents, excerpts from the book and more, see the catalog page for The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2.

The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2 The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
By ThoughtWorks Inc.
Print ISBN: 9781937785000  
Pages: 248
Print Price: $39.00  
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