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by Joel Spolsky
Monday, August 21, 2000

I just got through reading Why Does Software Cost So Much?, an excellent book of essays by Tom DeMarco. I bought the book because it came from one of the authors of Peopleware, which is the all-time best book about software management ever written.

About half the essays prove that Tom DeMarco is simply the world's leading genious of software project management, and you shouldn't skip this book.

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