When I looked up the publishing date for this book, I was surprised to find out that the book is 11 years old. The content feels as if written today. The authors’ advice is as relevant as ever. I am sure that it will stay relevant at least for the next 10 years.Read More »Book Review: “The Art of Readable Code” by Dustin Boswell and Trevor Foucher
“Complexity is anything related to the structure of a software system that makes it hard to understand and modify the system.” John Ousterhout, The Philosophy… Read More »Book Review: “A Philosophy of Software Design” by John Ousterhout
The book Accelerate – Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations by Nicole Forsgren et al. is an eye opener and game changer for everyone involved in software development. Nicole provides empirical evidence why teams that apply best practices like test and deployment automation, continuous integration, loosely coupled architectures and team empowerment by far outperform teams that don’t. Following the practices of the Agile Manifesto, eXtreme Programming and Scrum enables teams to deliver software both faster and with higher quality than teams ignoring these practices. Trade-offs between speed and quality are debunked as lame excuses.Read More »Book Review: “Accelerate” by Nicole Forsgren et al.