|Date: ||Mon, 10 May 1999 08:12:41 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||Michael S Hines <mshines@PURDUE.EDU>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Michael S Hines <mshines@PURDUE.EDU>|
|Subject: ||Deadlines and software development|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset="us-ascii"|
"Code Complete" is from Microsoft Press. Guess they didn't read it or use
it internally. (my personal opinion, being in first line computer support
of MS products).
At 02:23 PM 5/8/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Speaking of software development...
>there is a book entitled, "Code Complete..." My copy is in a client's
>office or I would provide the full title. Anyway, a few years back it
>was recommended here, I think by Karsten Self. It is just full of all
>kinds of information, tables, and lists, all to do with the
>"construction" of software projects. Every time I refer to the book I
>am simply amazed to think that anyone could produce such an effective,
>detailed, voluminous book about such a problematic issue.
>The book was well worth the price.
>Bob Fitz wrote:
>> In a message dated 8/05/99, 2:18:18, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>> I agree most wholeheartedly that while the SAS tech support in the USA is
>> very good and better than most, the tech support here in Oz is the best of
>> any computer related tech support that I have ever dealt with. No bias
>> here, I'm from the States but here on assignment. Inspiration and
>> perspiration are the key ingredients as long as the 50 to 60 hour a week
>> spurts do not become a way of life. If it takes 60 hours every week to do
>> the job, there are one of two problems. The first is that there needs
>> another person helping or two you're not up to the task at hand. massive
>> hours in front of the screen produces bad code and burnout.
>> Just my .02
>> Bob Fitz
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