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In Code Reading: An Open Source Perspective, code examples are taken from older versions of open source projects so that the author can show bugs, and how to find and fix them.
Code Reading: An Open Source Perspective, by Diomidis Spinellis, is a new kind of book. It's a foray into a domain normally left untouched by Computer Science texts and exemplifies yet another positive contribution from the Open Source movement. Simply put, Code Reading is a detailed discussion of the techniques required to read and maintain both good and bad code. As an interesting twist, the author draws on projects from the Open Source world to provide examples, both good and bad.
 read more | mail this link | score:1689 | -Ray, November 28, 2003
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