Controversial Books for oxtremists

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.073 3.48 The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life by John Maeda
1.005 3.98 The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
0.996 3.57 Agile Software Development with Scrum by Ken Schwaber
0.991 3.64 Implementation Patterns by Kent Beck
0.969 4.03 Agile Estimating and Planning by Mike Cohn
0.931 4.11 Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application by Jason Fried
0.909 3.44 Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think by Andy Oram
0.906 4.23 Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software by Eric Evans
0.899 3.87 Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great by Esther Derby
0.897 4.32 Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software by Michael T. Nygard
0.892 4.02 Waltzing With Bears: Managing Risk on Software Projects by Tom DeMarco
0.886 3.81 Practices of an Agile Developer: Working in the Real World by Venkat Subramaniam
0.882 3.84 Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change by Kent Beck
0.88 3.83 Refactoring to Patterns by Joshua Kerievsky
0.88 4.07 The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks
0.866 3.96 Test Driven Development: By Example by Kent Beck
0.846 3.61 Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software by Scott Rosenberg
0.828 3.97 Programming Erlang: Software for a Concurrent World by Joe Armstrong
0.806 3.9 Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management by Johanna Rothman
0.79 4.34 Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by Tom DeMarco
0.773 4.31 Working Effectively with Legacy Code by Michael Feathers
0.764 4.32 The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master by Andrew Hunt
0.76 3.71 Ship It!: A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects by Jared Richardson
0.756 3.91 Agile Software Development by Alistair Cockburn
0.717 4.34 Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Martin Fowler
0.669 4.37 Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash by Mary Poppendieck