Category Books

Be a curious programmer

I love reading the book Code Complete, by Steve McConnell. The following comes from it, in its chapter where he discussed Curiosity. Once you admit that your brain is too small to understand most programs and you realize that effective programming is a search for ways to offset that fact, you begin a career-long search […]

Be an intelligent programmer

I love reading the book Code Complete, by Steve McConnell. The following comes from it, in its chapter where he discussed Intelligence and Humilty. Intelligence doesn’t seem like an aspect of personal character, and it isn’t. Coincidentally, great intelligence is only loosely connected to being a good programmer. What? you don’t have to be superintelligent? […]