Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application
Paperback, 194 Pages
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Getting Real details the business, design, programming, and marketing principles of 37signals. The book is packed with keep-it-simple insights, contrarian points of view, and unconventional approaches to software design. This is not a technical book or a design tutorial, it's a book of ideas. Anyone working on a web app — including entrepreneurs, designers, programmers, executives, or marketers — will find value and inspiration in this book. 37signals used the Getting Real process to launch five successful web-based applications (Basecamp, Campfire, Backpack, Writeboard, Ta-da List), and Ruby on Rails, an open-source web application framework, in just two years with no outside funding, no debt, and only 7 people (distributed across 7 time zones). Over 500,000 people around the world use these applications to get things done. Now you can find out how they did it and how you can do it too. It's not as hard as you think if you Get Real.
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Sep 18, 2009This is a great book... not very meaty but definitely worth buying! Was reading it while I was looking for tips on how to get rid of acne fast
Sep 17, 2009"Required Reading" I think the subject matter of this book is nessecary even crucial to all in web design. we are to foten theoiry led and not pratical enough Bernard Cornwell - Cordless phones
Sep 13, 2009"Is this book applicable in year 2009" This is a very old book. I wonder whether the teaching in the book could cope with today world. There are too many changes in the web application in the near few years. Forex Typhoon
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Sep 11, 2009"Well worth the dollars" I outsource most of my programing needs, I often find it time consuming getting all my ideas across to my programmers in an efficient way. This book has made this easier, a lot easier. As stated it is not a technical book, it is a book of ideas and methodologies. Well worth the dollars if your involved in any type of web app programing (even non technical sides). Thanks Matt office chairs
Sep 8, 2009"Excellent Guide" I really enjoy the book (just finished reading today). Within the book contains some excellent information and suggestions on keeping it simple. Highly recommended to anyone who is interested in design, programming and marketing principles. Stop Exccessive Sweating
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Sep 6, 2009"Book of Ideas" I like the idea of the book being less technical and being more of a book of ideas. Whilst I haven't read the book yet i'll certainly give it a try. Payday Loan
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- 37signals, LLC. (Standard Copyright License)
- First Edition
- 37signals, LLC.
- February 3, 2010
- Perfect-bound Paperback
- Interior Ink
- Black & white
- 0.76 lbs.
- Dimensions (inches)
- 6 wide x 9 tall
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