Press Release: April 17, 2008
The ThoughtWorks Anthology--New from Pragmatic Bookshelf: Essays on Software Technology and InnovationRaleigh, 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, youll 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.
Youll 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
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ThoughtWorks Inc. is a well-known global consulting firm; ThoughtWorkers are leaders in areas of design, architecture, SOA, testing, and agile methodologies.
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