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Errata for The Healthy Programmer

 

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  • Reported in: P1.0 (25-Nov-14)
#77844
Paper page: xx
End of third paragraph of "What does it mean to be healthy?": "not nearly as hard a Twain envisioned" Expected "as Twain", was "a Twain".--Andreas Fr...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (10-Jul-13)
  • Fixed: 25-Nov-14, awaiting book release
#52161
PDF page: 9

Noble Prize should read "Nobel Prize"?--Todd Williamson

  • Reported in: P1.0 (15-Jul-13)
#52189
PDF page: 11
In the discussion for "Identify the Cue", third sentence, there is a missing word "the" before the word "sound". It should say, "The habit of putting...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (29-Jul-14)
#77072
PDF page: 12

In the second paragraph of the acknowledgments, the umlaut on Noteberg should be on the 'o' and not the first 'e'.

  • Reported in: P1.0 (15-Jul-13)
#52191
PDF page: 37
In the third paragraph under the Goal 4 heading, third sentence, you have the word "you" instead of "your" before the word iPhone. It should say, "Yo...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (15-Jul-13)
#52192
PDF page: 38
In the paragraph after Tip 4, first sentence, you have the word "a" instead of "an" before the word "existing". It should say, "... you should follow...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (06-Feb-16)
#79792
PDF page: 56
The BMR for the woman is probably wrong: 1,591 but should be 1290 Thus, a 30-year-old woman who weighs 125 pounds (57 kg) and is 65 inches (165 cm...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (18-Jul-13)
#52209
PDF page: 70
Paper page: 53

Repeated words in Figure 13 description: "A flowchart for eating consciously eatingflowchart
eatingconsciously"--Mikhail Gruzdev

  • Reported in: P1.0 (22-Jul-13)
#52226
PDF page: 90
Paper page: 74

"mediation" should be "meditation"--Mikhail Gruzdev

  • Reported in: P1.0 (23-Jul-13)
#52229
PDF page: 90
Paper page: 74

Provide metric volume equivalents for 8-ounce and 16-ounce glasses mentioned in chapter 5. (200ml and 500ml approx.)--Mikhail Gruzdev

  • Reported in: P1.0 (24-Jul-13)
#52230
PDF page: 123
Paper page: 108
Malformed description of Figure 29: "The median nerve median nerveimage anatomymedian nerve carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)anatomy, on page 109."--Mikha...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (25-Jul-13)
#52234
PDF page: 141
Paper page: 127
Malformed description of Figure 34: "The log-book feature on the companion iPhone app Healthy Programmer iPhone appexercise log toolsexercise logs t...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (24-Jul-13)
#52232
PDF page: 159
Paper page: 145

In the first paragraph, last sentence, "at the great outdoors" should be "as the great outdoors".--Mikhail Gruzdev

  • Reported in: P1.0 (16-Sep-13)
#52939
PDF page: 999
Paper page: 999
This is an error shown in the excerpt from the book (probably also exists in the printed/paper book edition) media.pragprog.com/titles/jkthp/breaks.pd...more...