Computer Careers Annotated Bibliography
A classic book of essays about computing projects and software engineering. Thirty-five years from original publication, these essays still contain valuable information for those of us involved in software engineering and other computer projects. [My review]
Using automated testing as a method to partition and rewrite legacy applications. [Buy at Amazon.com]
The classic book on refactoring. Also includes an excellent introduction to unit testing. [Buy at Amazon.com]
A classic on writing good code. If you code, test, specifiy or supervise people who do any of the above, you should be familiar with this book. [Buy at Amazon.com]
References and Resources for Admiral Grace Hopper Pioneering Computer Scientist
Admiral Grace Hopper was a skilled early computer pioneer and teacher.
Memorial article with biography.
Biography with strong emphasis on personality traits and accomplishments.
Biography with emphasis on her contributions to computer science.
Solid biography with quotes and references to primary sources.
Includes a number of very telling quotes from Admiral Hopper herself as well as her biography.
Grace Hopper related t-shirts from the ComputerCareers CafePress Store
- Grace Hopper "It is easier to ask permission that it is to ask forgiveness" t-shirt
- First Computer Bug t-shirt
References and Resources for Captain Minnie Hill, Steamboat Pilot
Captain Minnie Hill was the first woman to receive a pilot's license on the technically difficult Columbia River.
Thorough biography by a descendent.
Short mention of Minnie Hill and a quote from her and her husband.
Captain Hill is mentioned and pictured on p.339, and singled out for her knowledge of the business, not just her abilty as a Master Pilot. This book is available on Google Books.
Short biographical sketch.
Includes a sidebar on Minnie Hill.[Buy at Amazon.com]
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