The Case of IBM 386 PC: A Detective Story for Techies (Amazon)
Friday, 03 July 2020

This is a fictional story set in the year 1994 when IBM PCs are in rampant use, Windows is at version 3.1 and C++ has just started to become popular with the PC programmers.  Author Jim Grep's story involves a few software developers getting together to play detective and solve some interesting bugs entirely by logic and deduction. The developers have an informal dinner meet where they take turns telling an interesting bug story from the past that others try to solve, thinking like an armchair detective.

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Author: Jim Grep
Publisher: Amazon
Date: December 2019
Pages: 32
Kindle: B082VKD2N7
Audience: Developers wanting light relief
Level: Introductory
Category: General interest

 

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Publisher: Addison Wesley
Date: June 2018
Pages: 304
ISBN: 978-0134843551
Print: 013484355X
Kindle: B07CQPL2BM
Audience: Would-be web developers
Rating: 4.5
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Pages: 272
ISBN: 978-0321543738
Print: 0321543734
Kindle: B005HXMZ0S
Audience: Newcomers to agile methodolgies
Rating: 5
Reviewer: Andrew Johnson

 

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