A Book For All Reasons
Engineer’s Bookshelf 3/16/2015 3 comments
If the measure of a good technical reference is how many times you pick it up for different reasons, Robert Oshana’s book tops the list.
Adventures in Userland
Engineer’s Bookshelf 12/26/2014 1 comment
An excerpt from Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things by Carlos Bueno.
Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Engineer’s Bookshelf 10/8/2014 2 comments
Software tools and techniques for global software development. Dr. Dobb's features articles, source code, blogs,forums,video tutorials, and audio podcasts, as well as articles from Dr. Dobb's Journal, BYTE.com, C/C++ Users Journal, and Software Development magazine.
Lack of Manual Labor
Engineer’s Bookshelf 10/2/2014 2 comments
The lack of quality manuals and documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.
Book Review: Coldbrook by Tim Lebbon
Engineer’s Bookshelf 6/5/2014 3 comments
This book has layers upon layers upon layers. Suffice it to say that you will be clenching your fists, and you won't be able to draw a breath while reading the last page.
Understanding and Using C Pointers
Engineer’s Bookshelf 2/25/2014 11 comments
What? An entire book just about pointers? Embedded systems expert Jack Ganssle says this new book about using pointers in C is surprisingly worthwhile.
SPICE Made Easy
Engineer’s Bookshelf 9/5/2013 24 comments
Check out this handbook for the LTspice IV Simulator from Wurth Electronik, as reviewed by EMC expert Ken Wyatt.
Book Review: Idea Man by Paul Allen
Engineer’s Bookshelf 5/22/2011 2 comments
Idea Man is billed as “A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft” – and this is actually a really good way of presenting a book that’s sort-of, but not quite, an autobiography.
Book Review: EDA Graffiti by Paul McLellan
Engineer’s Bookshelf 3/6/2011 2 comments
I don’t know where to start. This is unlike any other book on EDA that I’ve ever seen. One thing I will say is that I learned a whole lot of stuff about things I didn’t even know I didn’t know...
Book Review: At Home by Bill Bryson
Engineer’s Bookshelf 1/11/2011 12 comments
During the recent holiday I read Bill Bryson’s latest tome – At Home – and, as usual, he far exceeded my expectations. As Bill says: “Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”