October 10, 2012

The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2: More Essays on Software Technology and Innovation is now in print and shipping. Have at it!

And on this day in 1967, the Outer Space Treaty, the basis of international space law, came into effect. So you can’t have nukes on the moon that could blow up and push it out of orbit.

The ThoughtWorks Anthology, Volume 2

This new collection of essays from the experts at ThoughtWorks offers practical insight and advice on a range of challenges faced daily by software developers and IT professionals. It covers a broad spectrum of software development topics, from tuning agile methodologies to hard-core language geekery. This anthology captures the wide-ranging intellect and diversity of ThoughtWorks, reflected through practical and timely topics.

In it, you’ll find from-the-trenches advice on topics such as continuous integration, testing, and improving the software delivery process. See how people use functional programming techniques in object-oriented languages, craft modern Java web applications, and deal with current problems in JavaScript development. Scan an overview of the most interesting programming languages today and the current state of information visualization. And it’s all field-tested insight, because it comes from the practical perspective of ThoughtWorks experts.

Each essay focuses on extending your skills and enlarging your toolkit. And each is drawn from practical experience gained in the field.

You’ll benefit from this book if you are involved in developing, deploying, or testing software, either as a manager or developer.

Now in print and shipping from pragprog.com/book/twa2.

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