Frustrated by the lack of well-written essays on software engineering, Joel Spolsky (of www.joelonsoftware.com fame) has put together a collection of his favorite writings on the topic.
With a nod to both the serious and funny sides of technical writing, The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky is an entertaining read and a guide to the technical writing literati.
The Best Software Writing I contains writings from:
A collection of stone-age essays (on Internet timing, anyway) about software. Style, quality, topic and extension are quite variable, but the overall impression is good.
This book was supposed to be re-edited annually with the best writings of the year. It is a pity it didn't succeed....Continua