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Head First Software Development by Russ Miles, Dan Pilone

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Advance Praise for Head First Software Development

Head First Software Development is a whimsical but very thoughtfully designed series of information diagrams and clever illustrations meant to accurately and clearly convey information directly into YOUR brain. It’s a whole new kind of book.”

— Scott Hanselman Software Developer, Speaker, Author Scott Hanselman’s Computer Zen

“This is one of those books experienced developers wish they’d had back when they got started. I know, I’m one of them.”

Burk Hufnagel, Senior Software Architect

“I could have avoided a whole world of pain if I had read this book before my last project!”

This developer asked to remain anonymous, so her last project’s manager wouldn’t be upset!

Head First Software Development teaches many valuable lessons that will help anyone deliver quality software on time and on budget. Following the core principles taught in this book will help keep your project on track from start to finish. No matter how long you’ve been developing software, Head First Software Development will give you essential tools for developing successful projects from start to finish.”

Adam Z. Szymanski, Software Project Manager, Naval Research Laboratory

“The ideas in this book can be used by new and experienced managers to immediately improve their overall software development process.”

Dan Francis, Software Engineering Manager, Fortune 50 company

“A fresh new perspective on the software development process. A great introduction to managing a development team from requirements through delivery.”

McClellan Francis, Software Engineer

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