The Practice of Programming – Preface

The Practice of Programming =========================== Brian Kernighan & Rob Pike ------- Preface ------- Have you ever... wasted time coding the wrong algorithm used a too complicated data structure missed an obvious problem despite testing spent all day looking for an obvious bug needed to make a program run 3x faster and use less memory run … Continue reading The Practice of Programming – Preface


Reviewing classic computing literature

I'm going to be reading through and commenting on some of the classics in the field.  I'd welcome anyone who wants to join along and do a kind of virtual book club where we share our thoughts on blogs, twitter, etc. I'm starting with "The Practice of Programming" by Brian Kernighan and Rob Pike.  It's … Continue reading Reviewing classic computing literature