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Software Engineering at Google: Lessons Learned from Programming Over Time

The approach to and understanding of software engineering at Google is unlike any other company. With this book, you’ll get a candid and insightful look at how software is constructed and maintained by some of the world’s leading practitioners.

Titus Winters, Tom Manshreck, and Hyrum K. Wright, software engineers and a technical writer at Google, reframe how software engineering is practiced and taught: from an emphasis on programming to an emphasis on software engineering, which roughly translates to programming over time.

You’ll learn:

Fundamental differences between software engineering and programming
How an organization effectively manages a living codebase and efficiently responds to inevitable change
Why culture (and recognizing it) is important, and how processes, practices, and tools come into play.

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