Ship It!

By Jared Richardson, William A Gwaltney,

Book cover of Ship It!: A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects

Book description

"Ship It!" is a collection of tips that show the tools and techniques a successful project team has to use, and how to use them well. You'll get quick, easy-to-follow advice on modern practices: which to use, and when they should be applied. This book avoids current fashion trends and…

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1 author picked Ship It! as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Another book that predates GitHub but provides a lot of actionable advice today that’s been mostly ignored across much of our industry.

Hard problems like “why isn’t my software project reliable?” are tackled head-on and addressed here. It was an early nudge for me to automate as much as possible in software projects and not ignore difficult problems with project organisation in favour of “fun” technical tasks.

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