The Mythical Man-Month

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The Mythical Man-Month

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Fred Brooks's excellent 1975 book on software engineering.

See also Brooks's Law.

["The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering", Fred Brooks, Addison-Wesley, 1975, ISBN 0-201-00650-2].
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is the author of the seminal work The Mythical Man-Month, originally published in 1975, in which he observed that the performance of programming teams does not scale in a linear fashion.