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Peter Seibel interviews 15 of the most interesting computer programmers alive today in Coders at Work, offering a?companion volume to Apress's highly acclaimed best-seller Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston. As the words ?at work? suggest, Peter Seibel focuses on how his interviewees tackle the day-to-day work of programming, while revealing much more, like how they became great programmers, how they recognize programming talent in others, and what kinds of problems they find most interesting.
Programmers interested in the point of view of leaders in the field. Programmers looking for approaches that work for some of these outstanding programmers. Table of Contents Jamie Zawinski Brad Fitzpatrick Douglas Crockford Brendan Eich Joshua Bloch Joe Armstrong Simon Peyton Jones Peter Norvig Guy Steele Dan Ingalls L Peter Deutsch Ken Thompson Fran Allen Bernie Cosell Donald Knuth
Seibel interviews 16 of the world's most interesting computer programmers, in this companion volume to the highly acclaimed bestseller "Founders at Work" by Jessica Livingston.
Patterned after the best selling Founders at Work, Coders at Work represents two years of interviews with some of the top programmers of our times. Readers will find out what their work habits are, coding preferences, language preferences, style choices and idiosyncrasies in the fascinating look at how some of the best in the world do their work.