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Believed by many of our customers to be the best practical guide to writing commercial software, and Highly Recommended.
'We were impressed by Code Complete...a pleasure to read, either straight through or as a reference. An invaluable $35 reference.' PC Week. This runaway bestseller is a practical guide to software design that discusses the art and science of constructing software. Examples are provided in C, Pascal, Basic, Fortran, and Ada, but the focus is on successful programming techniques.See all Product Description
Back in 1993, when there was a commercial software industry in America and programmers could believe that one could convince management that improving development methods would... Read morePublished on June 11 2004
This is a true must have. This is a true must read. It is already quite old but still fresh and up to date to our everyday problems.Published on Jan. 13 2004 by ws__
As the other reviewers have overwhelmingly suggested, this is a solid book. It dives into sufficient detail, but doesn't bog the reader down with useless technicalities. Read morePublished on Jan. 7 2004 by Steve Adcock
There have already been over 130 reviews on this book, what can I add?
All I can do is repeat the good reviews that have already been made. This book is wonderful! Read more
There is no other work to compete with McConnell's Code Complete. Nearly unreadable end to end, it is an excellent reference for jr and mid level developers and managers to help... Read morePublished on Sept. 11 2003 by Kevin Hutchison
This book is dated, but still very worthwhile!
The mistake most coders make is that they jump into programming, don't! Read more
Code Complete -- a book not about how to get it done, but more about what to adopt and why. The author, Steve McConnell, has compiled this book, out of the experiences of others as... Read morePublished on Aug. 10 2003 by Navin