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Software Estimation by Steve McConnell

Steve McConnell requires no introduction. Remember in Code Complete and Rapid Development Steve said Software Estimation really required a full book. Finally he found the time to aggregate all that has been written on the topic, sprinkle with his own … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Job Went to India by Chad Fowler

Offshoring is here for good, get used to it. Only last month I sold my recently delivered ’07 BMW to an Indian working in the US. He is an off shoring specialist with no coding skills whatsoever! The offshoring trend … Continue reading

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Book Review: .Net 2.0 Generics

Is it possible for book to have a more niche title? Interestingly to broaden the market appeal examples are in both C# and VB.Net; I find it hard to believe anyone interested in reading a book on Generics cannot read … Continue reading

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Book Review: VS 2005 Team System by Richard Hundhausen

All you really need to know is the following . This is one of the best written technical books I have ever read, and is an excellent introduction to Team System . If you have been working with Team System for … Continue reading

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Book Review: .Net Gotchas by Venkat Subramaniam

Let’s start by saying that I loved this book. While in a speakers lounge once I picked it up from the sky-high give-away pile, started reading, got engrossed and well… it ended up travelling the 500 miles back home with me! … Continue reading

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Book Review: Visual C# 2005 by Jesse Liberty

This book is aimed at developers already experienced with .Net 1.0 and 1.1. It aims to offer a quick introduction to what is new in .Net 2.0 and VS 2005. The first chapter in the book covers C# 2.0 and … Continue reading

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