Books

A collection of 10 posts

Apr 18, 2011

Book Review: JavaScript the Good parts

Markus Andersson recently recommended a book to me called JavaScript the Good parts, by Douglas Crockford. As we were discussing inheritance around JavaScript it came up, so to demonstrate to power of my

Feb 8, 2011

Book review: Continuous Delivery

I recently finished reading Continuous Delivery by Jez Humble and David Farley. I have to say that the book was quite exiting. The first parts showed how to implement a continuous delivery pipeline

Nov 29, 2010

Review: The Power of Pull

I recently finished reading The Power of Pull a book describing how the world-wide adoption of the Internet is changing how we generate value as individuals and in organizations. The pull that the

Sep 20, 2010

Stress and TDD

In Blink the author describes that there is an optimum peak of performance in regards to stress. What happens after that peak is reduced performance, inability to act on details and tunnel-vision so

Sep 2, 2010

Blink

I recently finished reading Blink. It’s about how we are programmed to make quick decisions. The driving force behind prejudices, but also our inherited ability to make quick and accurate decisions. It’

Jun 14, 2010

The Checklist manifesto

When Mary and Tom Poppendick was in Stockholm a few weeks ago, Mary recommended the Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande. And now I finished reading it. In general it was a good read.

Sep 6, 2009

Getting things done

I just started reading “Getting things done” – by David Allen. I’m roughly 25 pages in, but now I have to stop to write this blog-post just to clear my mind. The reason