The winter holidays are almost upon us, 2016 is winding down, and… it’s just over a month until the next Book Club meeting! We’ll be getting together in January to talk about the essays that put the concept of “open source” on the map: Eric Raymond’s The Cathedral and the
Hi, everyone. Here’s a quick almost-end-of-the-year update for you: Last month’s meeting was great – We discussed Steve Krug’s Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited. It’s a classic, and deservedly so. Highly recommended by everyone in attendance. No meeting in November or December – Enjoy the holidays! But we’re back in
January’s selection is a cultural/historical title: The Cathedral & the Bazaar, by Eric S. Raymond. “It may be foolish to consider Eric Raymond’s recent collection of essays, The Cathedral and the Bazaar, the most important computer programming thinking to follow the Internet revolution. But it would be more unfortunate to
Less than a week until our next meetup! We’ll be talking Steve Krug’s Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited, and we have room for you. There’s still time to grab a copy & read it quick (it is a fast read). Here’s one of the bits he talks about, courtesy of
We’re one month out from our next meeting. There’s still plenty of time to grab a copy and read this one with us! Here’s what Kerry Butters wrote about the book on Sitepoint, in a post titled Designer Must Reads: Don’t Make Me Think Revisited: Personally, I keep the book
From the Introduction of Steve Krug’s Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: We’re reading this for the October 26 meeting; join us!
October’s selection is back to a technical title, and was the 2nd-place winner from the last poll: Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited (3rd ed.), by Steve Krug: Since Don’t Make Me Think was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru
Hi again, everyone! I have some news & changes to let you know about with how the Austin Computer Book Club is run. tl;dr: we’re switching to every other month, moving to 6:30 on Wednesdays or Thursdays, and I’ve set up this website plus accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads.