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by Joel Spolsky
Thursday, June 23, 2005

The Best Software Writing I is #1 in computer books on Amazon!

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The publisher told me they sold out of the first printing in three days. Apparently it is completely whuping "PMP Exam Prep (4th Edition)", which is number 2. They probably didn't think to put Leon Bambrick's drawing of a cow in their book.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on Sony UI design: "I have a lot of trouble with your remote controls. Too many arrows." Me too.


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