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 25 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.”
Book Review: uC/TCP-IP by Christian Légaré
Engineer’s Bookshelf 11/30/2010 2 comments
I have to say that I am very, VERY impressed with the quality of books that are being written by the folks at Micriµm – the one I just finished reading on TCP-IP still has my head buzzing!
Book Review, In Search of Time, Dan Falk
Engineer’s Bookshelf 9/30/2010 8 comments
In his book In Search of Time, the author Dan Falk walks through the theories of time, from our earliest ancestors' perception of time to the development of various calendars to today's world of atomic clocks.
Book Review: Reinventing Gravity by John Moffat
Engineer’s Bookshelf 9/30/2010 5 comments
Reinventing Gravity is a wonderful book. The author, respected Physicist John Moffat, doesn’t assume that the reader has any form of expert knowledge. Instead, he starts by walking us step-by-step through the various theories of gravity, from Aristotle to the present day...