On the Way to the Web: The Secret History of the Internet and Its Founders is an absorbing chronicle of the inventive, individualistic, and often cantankerous individuals who set the Internet free. Michael A. Banks describes how the online population created a new culture and turned a new frontier into their vision of the future.
Featuring the Internet's most provocative writing by unknown writers and underground celebrities! Included are the very unique perspectives of the famous and not-so-famous, who choose to record their everyday lives in a very public forum.
Since the release of the bestselling title Joel on Software in 2004, requests for a sequel have been relentless. So, we went back to the famed JoelonSoftware.com archives and pulled out a new batch of favorites, many of which have been downloaded over one million times.
Joel on Software covers every conceivable aspect of software programmingfrom the best way to write code, to the best way to design an office in which to write code! All programmers, all people who want to enhance their knowledge of programmers, and all who are trying to manage programmers will surely relate to Joel's musings.
In his book, In Search of Stupidity: Over Twenty Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters, Second Edition, marketing wizard Richard Chapman takes a hilarious look at some of the most influential marketing and business philosophies of the last 20 years.
How to Secure Your H-1B Visa is a practical guide that takes the mystery out of hiring foreign professionals for US employment and teaches H-1B employees and employers how to optimize petition outcomes.
How to Recruit and Hire Great Software Engineers: Building a Crack Development Team is a field guide and instruction manual for hiring great engineers that fit your team and drive your success and competitive advantage.
Going Corporate: A Geek's Guide provides technology professionalsincluding programmers, engineers, designers, and analyststhe information necessary to make the transition from techie in the trenches to project manager, mid-level manager, consultantor even CIO, CTO, or CEO.
Eric Sink on the Business of Software is a selection of the best and most popular essays from the author's website. This insightful collection of essays explore the business concerns that programmers face during the course of their careers.
In Cube Farm, author Bill Blunden recounts his three years in Minnesota performing research and development for Lawson Software. Riddled with intrigue, duplicity and collusion, this story offers a trench-level view of a company in the throes of internal rivalry, and suffering from a string of failed projects.
Coders at Work contains interviews with 15 of the most interesting computer programmers alive today, offering a brand-new companion volume to Apress's highly acclaimed best-seller Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston.