Jon Bentley

Author of the "Programming Pearls" column in the Communications of the ACM, which was the source of several outstanding books: Member of technical staff at BellLabs. mailto:jlb@research.bell-labs.com (out of date)

One of my favorite "Programming Pearls" was that on LittleLanguages [Jon Bentley, Little languages, Communications of the ACM, 29(8):711 -- 21, August 1986. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=315691]


In the appendix to the first edition of Programming Pearls, he gives out ten pieces of engineering advice:


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