who endure and succeed amidst swirling uncertainty and nonstop pressure
share a common attribute: They care deeply about the practice of
creating software. They treat it as a craft. They are professionals.
In The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers,
legendary software expert Robert C. Martin introduces the disciplines,
techniques, tools, and practices of true software craftsmanship. This
book is packed with practical advice–about everything from estimating
and coding to refactoring and testing. It covers much more than
technique: It is about attitude. Martin shows how to approach software
development with honor, self-respect, and pride; work well and work
clean; communicate and estimate faithfully; face difficult decisions
with clarity and honesty; and understand that deep knowledge comes with a
responsibility to act.
Readers will learn
What it means to behave as a true software craftsman
How to deal with conflict, tight schedules, and unreasonable managers
How to get into the flow of coding, and get past writer’s block
How to handle unrelenting pressure and avoid burnout
How to combine enduring attitudes with new development paradigms
How to manage your time, and avoid blind alleys, marshes, bogs, and swamps
How to foster environments where programmers and teams can thrive
When to say “No”–and how to say it
When to say “Yes”–and what yes really means
software is something to marvel at: powerful, elegant, functional, a
pleasure to work with as both a developer and as a user. Great software
isn’t written by machines. It is written by professionals with an
unshakable commitment to craftsmanship. The Clean Coder will help you become one of them–and earn the pride and fulfillment that they alone possess.
bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a
development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and
significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it
doesn’t have to be that way.
Noted software expert Robert C.
Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of
Agile Software Craftsmanship. Martin has teamed up with his colleagues
from Object Mentor to distill their best agile practice of cleaning code
“on the fly” into a book that will instill within you the values of a
software craftsman and make you a better programmer—but only if you work
What kind of work will you be doing? You’ll be reading
code—lots of code. And you will be challenged to think about what’s
right about that code, and what’s wrong with it. More importantly, you
will be challenged to reassess your professional values and your
commitment to your craft.
Clean Code is divided into three parts.
The first describes the principles, patterns, and practices of writing
clean code. The second part consists of several case studies of
increasing complexity. Each case study is an exercise in cleaning up
code—of transforming a code base that has some problems into one that is
sound and efficient. The third part is the payoff: a single chapter
containing a list of heuristics and “smells” gathered while creating the
case studies. The result is a knowledge base that describes the way we
think when we write, read, and clean code.
Readers will come away from this book understanding
How to tell the difference between good and bad code
How to write good code and how to transform bad code into good code
How to create good names, good functions, good objects, and good classes
How to format code for maximum readability
How to implement complete error handling without obscuring code logic
How to unit test and practice test-driven development
book is a must for any developer, software engineer, project manager,
team lead, or systems analyst with an interest in producing better code.
the award-winning book Agile Software Development: Principles,
Patterns, and Practices, Robert C. Martin helped bring Agile principles
to tens of thousands of Java and C++ programmers. Now .NET programmers
have a definitive guide to agile methods with this completely updated
volume from Robert C. Martin and Micah Martin, Agile Principles,
Patterns, and Practices in C#.
This book presents a series of case
studies illustrating the fundamentals of Agile development and Agile
design, and moves quickly from UML models to real C# code. The
introductory chapters lay out the basics of the agile movement, while
the later chapters show proven techniques in action. The book includes
many source code examples that are also available for download from the
authors’ Web site.
Readers will come away from this book understanding
Agile principles, and the fourteen practices of Extreme Programming
Spiking, splitting, velocity, and planning iterations and releases
Test-driven development, test-first design, and acceptance testing
Refactoring with unit testing
Agile design and design smells
The five types of UML diagrams and how to use them effectively
Object-oriented package design and design patterns
How to put all of it together for a real-world project
you are a C# programmer or a Visual Basic or Java programmer learning
C#, a software development manager, or a business analyst, Agile
Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# is the first book you should
read to understand agile software and how it applies to programming in
the .NET Framework.
a software developer for software developers, this book is a unique
collection of the latest software development methods. The author
includes OOD, UML, Design Patterns, Agile and XP methods with a detailed
description of a complete software design for reusable programs in C++
and Java. Using a practical, problem-solving approach, it shows how to
develop an object-oriented application—from the early stages of
analysis, through the low-level design and into the implementation.
Walks readers through the designer's thoughts — showing the errors,
blind alleys, and creative insights that occur throughout the software
design process. The book covers: Statics and Dynamics; Principles of
Class Design; Complexity Management; Principles of Package Design;
Analysis and Design; Patterns and Paradigm Crossings. Explains the
principles of OOD, one by one, and then demonstrates them with numerous
examples, completely worked-through designs, and case studies. Covers
traps, pitfalls, and work arounds in the application of C++ and OOD and
then shows how Agile methods can be used. Discusses the methods for
designing and developing big software in detail. Features a
three-chapter, in-depth, single case study of a building security
system. For Software Engineers, Programmers, and Analysts who want to
understand how to design object oriented software with state of the art