Andy Hunt is a programmer turned consultant, author and publisher. He co-authored the best-selling book The Pragmatic Programmer, was one of the 17 founders of the Agile Alliance, and co-founded the Pragmatic Bookshelf, publishing award-winning and critically acclaimed books for software developers.
"You dont have to be code nerd to get plenty out of this book. It has helpful tips for everyone."
"If you want to think better and get better at learning new skills, this is a great resource for you."
"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!"
"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. "
"This is my preferred book on Ruby. It complements what you can find on the web by being a logical introduction to a range of topics. "
"If you design and/or develop software then you should buy this book and read it right away."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"I like to recommend this book to all enthusiastic developer and programmer who love to develop quality code."
"Hunt does a great job in exploring your "wetware", and there were some chapters that squarely addressed certain issues I'm currently dealing with."
"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."
"If you want to get up to speed with NUnit and up to speed fast, then Pragmatic Unit Testing in C# with NUnit is the way to go. You will be using the framework within hours of reading this book. It doesn't waste your time mulling around in long-winded expose'. Rather it gets straight to the point and explains things in familiar, pragmatic ways. You will find out how easy it is to unit test your .NET applications. This is highly recommended for learning and using NUnit to unit test your C# programs."
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