Spolsky is knowledgeable, funny and free of unnecessary religious fervor.Joel on Softwareis a must-read. – Daniel Shefer, Slashdot contributor…having (Joel on Software) in one place, edited, with an index, is probably the best twenty-five dollars you’ll spend this year. – Greg Wilson, Dr. Dobbs Journal(Joel Spolsky’s) genuine desire to make the software world a better place keeps us coming back for more. – Bruce Hadley, softwareCEO.comThis book will challenge, encourage, upset, and entertain you. Spolsky knows his stuff, and he’s got the war wounds to prove it. This book is worth the price of admission… – Tom Duff, Duffbert’s Random MusingsAn entertaining oportunity to get to know one of today’s most influential developer/authors. – IT Conversations producer Doug Kaye interviews Joel SpolskyJoel Spolsky began his legendary web log, www.joelonsoftware.com , in March 2000, in order to offer insights for improving the world of programming. Spolsky based these observations on years of personal experience.The result just a handful of years later? Spolsky’s technical knowledge, caustic wit, and extraordinary writing skills have earned him status as a programming guru! His blog has become renowned throughout the programming worldnow linked to more than six hundred websites and translated into over thirty languages.Joel on Softwarecovers every conceivable aspect of software programmingfrom the best way to write code, to the best way to design an office in which to write code! All programmers, all people who want to enhance their knowledge of programmers, and all who are trying to manage programmers will surely relate to Joel’s musings.