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About the Book
APPosite Concerns is a collection of essays about programming, about programmers, and about the software industry. Not many other books on programming connect object-oriented programming with Adam Smith, nor the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam with Angry Birds.
On Being a Programmer
- Why is Programming So Hard?
- The Principled Programmer
- Principled Lizards
- How I Got Root on my University’s UNIX Network
- On Mental Health
- Selectively Caring
- The Tankard Brigade
- Thoughts on Tech Conferences
- On Community
- Programming, Maths and the Other Things
- The Wealth of Applications
- …and in the end, there will be the command line.
Designing for Programmers
- Programming as a Societal Roadblock
- Intuitive is the Enemy of Good
- Standing at the Crossroads
- Culture, Heritage, and Apps
On Thinking about Programming
- On Internal Quality
- UIKonf 1995 Keynote : Object-Oriented Programming in Objective-C
- Inside-Out Apps
- Swift’s Gulliver
- The Death of Scripting
- Protocol-Oriented Programming in Objective-C
- Imperative Programming in Swift
- *-Oriented Programming
- How Much Programming Language is Enough?
- The Humpty-Dumpty Guide to Object-Oriented Programming
- How to Excel at IDE Design
- Set the Settings Set
- Criticising the Four Freedoms
- Open Source and the Lehrer-von Braun Defence
- The Lighter Side of Open Source
- On the Economics of Software Insecurity
- On Standards in Free Software Engineering
- Linus’s Bystanders
- Intellectual Property and Software: The Nuclear Option
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