"Software Estimation" is Amazon.com's 2006 Top Editor's Pick for Computers & Internet

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Bellevue, WA - December 15, 2006 - Amazon.com today announced it's 2006 Top 10 Editor's Picks in Computers & Internet books. The number one book in their list is Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art, by Construx's founder, Steve McConnell.

Amazon's website noted, "In a year dominated by Ajax, the continued explosion of the 'digital lifestyle,' and the return of Jakob Nielsen ... Steve McConnell's instantly indispensable Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art, tops our list of the best computers and internet books of 2006."

Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art is responsive to the widespread problems the software industry has experienced in creating meaningful cost and schedule estimates. It presents fundamental estimation techniques and addresses specific estimation challenges. Published by Microsoft Press in March 2006, the book retails for $39.99.

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Construx Software is a Bellevue, Washington corporation that provides consulting, training, and tools to software-intensive companies. For more information about Construx Software services, go to www.construx.com.

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