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by Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike. Chinese: The Practice of Programming, Huazhang Company / China Machine Press, ISBN ; Chinese. With the same insight and authority that made their book The Unix programming Environment a classic, Brian Kernighan and Rob Pike have written The Practice. I brought along a few books, the only programming one being Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike’s “The Practice of Programming.”.

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Testing the Markov Program 6. Oh, and if you’re a Lisp programmer you’ll want to skip the “Generating Code Using [C] Macros” section unless you have a strong stomach. It’s really important to have some expectation before reading this book.

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The Go Programming Language Phrasebook. Programs have become events, their impact has surpassed the traditional metrics of success, they have as much to do with tools and solutions as fucking has to do with making babies.

Other fun to me notes An entire section on self-generating code and ideas for better code written by machines. A lot of the advice in it is specific to C, so if you’re not a C programmer you can skim over some of the examples.

If this post is interesting to you, please let me know! Would you like us to take another look at this review? I think there’s a time bias that there’s many linting tools now that many of his principles already apply. Practical design and programming guide for C programmers and introduction to “little languages”. It includes chapters on:.


Programs that Write Programs 9. Or maybe it would be more accurate to say that Kernighan and Pike has the same straightforward readability that Kernighan and Ritchie has.

Second, the preface says the book will teach things not covered in school, but the second chapter is a kernihgan, incomplete, and not very rigorous intro to data structures and algorithms straight out of cs Smalltalk Best Practice Patterns.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. At the same time, they must be concerned with issues like compatibility, robustness, and reliability, while meeting specifications. Item s unavailable for purchase. A kind of Joel Test for error reporting. Book Description With the same insight and authority that made their book The Unix Programming Environment a classic, Brian Kernighan and Rob Pike have written The Practice of Programming to help make individual programmers more effective and productive.

The Regex program in the final chapter is a real gem too. For them, computer languages are but different notations for solving problems, hence the problem at hand should recommend the notation. About the Author s.

I think I’ve read five or six other books while struggling through the C code in chapters 3 and 4. I am generally skeptical when it comes kernighwn programming books, and particularly those from different decades, but I trusted the name “Brian Kernighan” so I checked the book out.

It is important to test your own code: This product is part of the following series. Series This product is part of the following series. Supplementary Reading Chapter 2: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


The Practice of Programming

Kernighan and Pike have distilled kernighzn of experience writing programs, teaching, and working with other programmers to create this book. The chapters and debugging and testing were probably healthy to read though. Awk and Perl 3.

May 05, Masa Nishimura rated it liked it Shelves: Telnetting from machine to machine to copy files and using checksum sum to og if the copy was properly performed. C Programming Language Essentials. The last chapter on notation is my favorite: A still semi-functional TCL and Perl script to scrape the web. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

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Jul 05, Bob Hancock rated it it was amazing. If you’re already an experienced programmer there’s probably not a whole lot here that will be new to you, but it’s still worth reading to see how the authors talk about things.

Jul 25, Raza Ali rated it really liked it Shelves: Check out the unmodified year old code kernughan a Gist. The book is 18 years old. Newsqueak Limbo Go Sawzall.