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    DescriptionWidely considered one of the best practical guides to programming, Steve McConnell's original CODE COMPLETE has been helping developers write better software for more than a decade. Now this classic book has been fully updated and revised with leading-edge practices-and hundreds of new code samples-illustrating the art and science of software construction. Capturing the body of knowledge available from research, academia, and everyday commercial practice, McConnell synthesizes the most effective techniques and must-know principles into clear, pragmatic guidance. No matter what your experience level, development environment, or project size, this book will inform and stimulate your thinking-and help you build the highest quality code. Discover the timeless techniques and strategies that help you: * Design for minimum complexity and maximum creativity * Reap the benefits of collaborative development * Apply defensive programming techniques to reduce and flush out errors * Exploit opportunities to refactor-or evolve-code, and do it safely * Use construction practices that are right-weight for your project * Debug problems quickly and effectively * Resolve critical construction issues early and correctly * Build quality into the beginning, middle, and end of your project


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    Title
    Code Complete
    Subtitle
    A Practical Handbook of Software Costruction
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steven C. McConnell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 187 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 1,374 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780735619678
    ISBN 10: 0735619670
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: UF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    B&T General Subject: 227
    DC21: 005.1
    DC22: 005.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    Ingram Subject Code: XG
    Libri: I-XG
    BISAC V2.8: COM051230
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16330
    BISAC V2.8: COM052000
    LC classification: QA76.76.D47 M39 2004
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    LC classification: QA76.76.D47 \M39 200
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: GBC, UF
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Microsoft Press,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Microsoft Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    07 July 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Redmond
    Author Information
    Steve McConnell is recognized as one of the premier authors and voices in the development community. He is Chief Software Engineer of Construx Software and was the lead developer of Construx Estimate and of SPC Estimate Professional, winner of Software Development magazine's Productivity Award. He is the author of several books, including Code Complete and Rapid Development, both honored with Software Development magazine's Jolt Award.
    Table of contents
    Welcome to software construction Metaphors for a richer understanding of software development Measure twice, cut once: Upstream prerequisites Key construction decisions Design in construction Working classes High-Quality routines Defensive programming The Pseudocode programming process General issues in using variables The power of variable names Fundamental data types Unusual data types Organizing straight-line code Using conditionals Controlling loops Unusual control structures Table driven methods General control issues The software-quality landscape Collaborative construction Developer testing Debugging refactoring Code tuning strategies How program size affects construction Integration Programming tools Layout & style Self documenting code Personal character Themes in software craftsmanship