Re: OT: Completely OT: Reading list recommendations.

2020-02-08 Thread Iphonelagi via use-livecode
Hi Richard I would add CODE COMPLETE by steve McConnell as well but rapid development from memory is a shorter read. Update I decided to look on amazon rather than my library and I was right 674 pages instead of over 950 .. so shorter is relative and I find it’s not on kindle. You can find

Re: OT: Completely OT: Reading list recommendations.

2020-02-07 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Alex Tweedly wrote: > Hopefully I'll find 3 books > > - a techie one Rapid Development by Steve McConnell > - a non-techie non-fiction one Critical Path by R. Buckminster Fuller > - fiction - preferably fairly light, easy reading Hippolyte's Island by Barbara Hodgson -- Richard

Re: OT: Completely OT: Reading list recommendations.

2020-02-07 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Techie ones without any problem solving involved and they could actually be Novels - you feel that you are there rooting for the participants in both "stories" Surely Your Joking Mr Feynman What Do You Care what other people think The Eudaemonic Pie by Thomas Bass The Soul of a new machine by

Re: OT: Completely OT: Reading list recommendations.

2020-02-07 Thread Martin Koob via use-livecode
Hi My favourite book of fiction (science fiction) is Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy, Perhaps a bit long for your journey. I have read it a few times along with looking for the sequels and prequels. (It is currently underproduction for an Apple TV+ series. I am half in hope it will be

Re: OT: Completely OT: Reading list recommendations.

2020-02-06 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 6 Feb 2020, at 17:34, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: Hoping for suggestions to keep me reading while on the way. ...  - fiction - preferably fairly light, easy reading (as a break from the others above). When I'm not being a geek I go for fiction. Here are some that I couldn't put

Re: OT: Completely OT: Reading list recommendations.

2020-02-06 Thread Keith Martin via use-livecode
I've been *really* enjoying this, and I've just asked my university library to get multiple copies for my students. Creative Selection Subtitle: Inside Apple's design process during the golden age of Steve Jobs Ken Kocienda I was reading the print book but I left it behind in my office at