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Code Complete, Second Edition

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Chapter 1. Welcome to Software Construction


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You know what "construction" means when it's used outside software development. "Construction" is the work "construction workers" do when they build a house, a school, or a skyscraper. When you were younger, you built things out of "construction paper." In common usage, "construction" refers to the process of building. The construction process might include some aspects of planning, designing, and checking your work, but mostly "construction" refers to the hands-on part of creating ...

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