By Peter Seibel
Peter Seibel interviews 15 of the main attention-grabbing machine programmers alive at the present time in Coders at Work, providing a companion quantity to Apress’s hugely acclaimed best-seller Founders at Work by way of Jessica Livingston. because the phrases “at work” recommend, Peter Seibel makes a speciality of how his interviewees take on the daily paintings of programming, whereas revealing even more, like how they turned nice programmers, how they realize programming expertise in others, and what different types of difficulties they locate so much interesting.
Hundreds of individuals have advised names of programmers to interview at the Coders at Work site: www.codersatwork.com. the total checklist was once 284 names. Having digested everyone’s suggestions, we chosen 15 parents who’ve been variety adequate to comply with be interviewed:
* Frances Allen: Pioneer in optimizing compilers, first girl to win the Turing Award (2006) and primary girl IBM fellow
* Joe Armstrong: Inventor of Erlang
* Joshua Bloch: writer of the Java collections framework, now at Google
* Bernie Cosell: one of many major software program men in the back of the unique ARPANET IMPs and a grasp debugger
* L. Peter Deutsch: writer of Ghostscript, implementer of Smalltalk-80 at Xerox PARC and Lisp 1.5 on PDP-1
* Brad Fitzpatrick: author of LiveJournal, OpenID, memcached, and Perlbal
* Dan Ingalls: Smalltalk implementor and dressmaker
* Simon Peyton Jones: Coinventor of Haskell and lead clothier of Glasgow Haskell Compiler
* Donald Knuth: writer of The artwork of laptop Programming and author of TeX
* Peter Norvig: Director of study at Google and writer of the normal textual content on AI
* man Steele: Coinventor of Scheme and a part of the typical Lisp Gang of 5, presently engaged on citadel
* Ken Thompson: Inventor of UNIX
* Jamie Zawinski: writer of XEmacs and early Netscape/Mozilla hacker
<h3>What you’ll learn</h3>How the easiest programmers on the earth do their jobs! <h3>Who this booklet is for</h3>
Programmers drawn to the perspective of leaders within the box. Programmers trying to find techniques that paintings for a few of these striking programmers.
<h3>Table of Contents</h3><ol> * Jamie Zawinski
* Brad Fitzpatrick
* Douglas Crockford
* Brendan Eich
* Joshua Bloch
* Joe Armstrong
* Simon Peyton Jones
* Peter Norvig
* man Steele
* Dan Ingalls
* L Peter Deutsch
* Ken Thompson
* Fran Allen
* Bernie Cosell
* Donald Knuth
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