Software Engineering at Google

By Titus Winters, Tom Manshreck, Hyrum Wright

Book cover of Software Engineering at Google: Lessons Learned from Programming Over Time

Book description

Today, software engineers need to know not only how to program effectively but also how to develop proper engineering practices to make their codebase sustainable and healthy. This book emphasizes this difference between programming and software engineering.

How can software engineers manage a living codebase that evolves and responds to…

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1 author picked Software Engineering at Google as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This hefty and contemporary volume provides a wealth of recommendations about how to build high-quality, large-scale software that’s intended to endure for an extended period of time. The book contains sections on culture and leadership, processes, and tools. It describes many effective practices for testing, configuration management, continuous integration and delivery, code reviews, code static analysis, and documentation. Not everyone is writing software on the scale that Google does, but the many comprehensive and specific examples in this book can be applied to nearly any software development project.

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