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This week, we're delighted to have Pete Goodliffe helping to answer questions about the new book Code Craft: The Practice of Writing Excellent Code.

The promotion starts Tuesday, February 20th 2007 and will end on Friday, February 23rd 2007.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, No Starch Press.

Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing.
 
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Hi Pete,

I just read the reviews, and it seems quit a good book. Can you show us where to find the tables of contents ?

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You can find the TOC here.

http://www.nostarch.com/codecraft_toc.htm

That page also has a link to a sample chapter for you to check the book out.
 
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Hi Pete,

Thanks, the chapter looks nice, just read parts of it. Obviously my attention went to search for code examples. Do other chapters have more examples. Reason asking is some parts in this chapter handle the reporting of issues. This works fine in our organisation. It would just be nice to see a bit more in practical code examples what I can do to prevent the issues.

thanks,
friso
 
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Frisode,

I guess the answer to your question is that each chapter has the "appropriate" amount of code examples to explain clearly what is being discussed. Depending on the chapter contents, some chapters have more code than others!
 
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Friso,
For future reference, note that posts in the welcome thread are not eligible to win the promotion.
 
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Hi Jeanne,

Thanks for explaining the rules, but I am not that bothered of being eligible for the draw. I think Pete has written a good book, and I will take a look in the bookshops when available.

Kind regards, and all the best to Pete,

friso
 
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