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By Peter Seibel

Peter Seibel interviews 15 of the main attention-grabbing desktop programmers alive this day in Coders at Work, delivering a brand-new spouse quantity to Apress’s hugely acclaimed best-seller Founders at Work via Jessica Livingston. because the phrases “at work” recommend, Peter Seibel makes a speciality of how his interviewees take on the day by day paintings of programming, whereas revealing even more, like how they turned nice programmers, how they realize programming expertise in others, and what types of difficulties they locate such a lot interesting.

Hundreds of individuals have urged names of programmers to interview at the Coders at Work website: www.codersatwork.com. the full record used to be 284 names. Having digested everyone’s suggestions, we chosen 15 fogeys who’ve been style adequate to comply with be interviewed:
* Frances Allen: Pioneer in optimizing compilers, first girl to win the Turing Award (2006) and primary girl IBM fellow
* Joe Armstrong: Inventor of Erlang
* Joshua Bloch: writer of the Java collections framework, now at Google
* Bernie Cosell: one of many major software program men in the back of the unique ARPANET IMPs and a grasp debugger
* Douglas Crockford: JSON founder, JavaScript architect at Yahoo!
* L. Peter Deutsch: writer of Ghostscript, implementer of Smalltalk-80 at Xerox PARC and Lisp 1.5 on PDP-1
* Brendan Eich: Inventor of JavaScript, CTO of the Mozilla company
* Brad Fitzpatrick: author of LiveJournal, OpenID, memcached, and Perlbal
* Dan Ingalls: Smalltalk implementor and designer
* Simon Peyton Jones: Coinventor of Haskell and lead clothier of Glasgow Haskell Compiler
* Donald Knuth: writer of The artwork of desktop Programming and writer of TeX
* Peter Norvig: Director of study at Google and writer of the normal textual content on AI
* man Steele: Coinventor of Scheme and a part of the typical Lisp Gang of 5, at present engaged on Fortress
* Ken Thompson: Inventor of UNIX
* Jamie Zawinski: writer of XEmacs and early Netscape/Mozilla hacker
<h3>What you’ll learn</h3>
How the simplest programmers on the planet do their job
<h3>Who is that this e-book for?</h3>
Programmers attracted to the perspective of leaders within the box. Programmers trying to find ways that paintings for a few of these striking programmers.

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That’s ridiculous. ” Seibel: Why did you leave Lucid? Zawinski: Lucid was done. There’d been a bunch of layoffs. ” And that was that. Seibel: So you went to Netscape. What did you work on there? Zawinski: I pretty much started right away doing the Unix side of the browser. There had been maybe a few days’ worth of code written on it so far. A little bit more of the Windows and Mac sides had been started. The model was a big pile of back-end code and then as small as possible a piece of front-end code for each of the three platforms.

When I was doing the Emacs stuff at Lucid, there would be a lot of modules that were included in Lucid Emacs that were written by other people. Those people didn’t really work for me but it was a little bit like management. ” Seibel: And did you give them a free rein? You tell them you want X, Y, and Z and then they get to figure out how to do it? Zawinski: Yeah. If I’m trying to decide whether to include this module in the thing that I’m going to ship, I’m going to have requirements about it. Does the damn thing work is really the bottom line there.

This was a group of like six or seven people. I don’t remember exactly the number. A bunch of smart, egotistical people sitting in a room yelling at each other for a week or so. 15 16 Jamie Zawinski Seibel: Six or seven being the whole Netscape development team or the Unix development team? Zawinski: That was the whole client team. There were also the server folks who were implementing their fork of Apache, basically. We didn’t talk to them much because we were busy. We had lunch with them, but that was it.

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