The Barnes & Noble Review
For years, The Career Programmer has been the definitive guide for programmers who want to succeed in the workplace. It's still that. But in today's age of outsourcing, when you're lucky to even have a pointy-haired boss, it's more. This Second Edition is a terrific guide to getting hired, evading age discrimination, even hanging out your own shingle and "flying solo."
Christopher Duncan's the same joy to read as ever: wry, sometimes flat-out funny, always real. You can tell he's been there. Is there. You can tell it when he's writing about wrangling corporate bureaucracies, or managing your time, or estimates, or requirements, or QA. You can tell it when he's writing about resumes, job interviewing, or overcoming fear of change. If you want to take control of your programming career, instead of griping about it (or mourning it), read this book. Bill Camarda, from the March 2006 href="http://www.barnesandnoble.com/newslet... Only
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