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List of Books Every Developers Should Read

Editorial| Development | 10 months



  • Code Complete (2nd edition) by Steve McConnell

  • The Pragmatic Programmer

  • Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

  • The C Programming Language by Kernighan and Ritchie

  • Introduction to Algorithms by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest & Stein

  • Design Patterns by the Gang of Four

  • Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code

  • The Mythical Man Month

  • The Art of Computer Programming by Donald Knuth

  • Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools by Alfred V. Aho, Ravi Sethi and Jeffrey D. Ullman

  • Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter

  • Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C. Martin

  • Effective C++

  • More Effective C++

  • CODE by Charles Petzold

  • Programming Pearls by Jon Bentley

  • Working Effectively with Legacy Code by Michael C. Feathers

  • Peopleware by Demarco and Lister

  • Coders at Work by Peter Seibel

  • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

  • Effective Java 2nd edition

  • Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture by Martin Fowler

  • The Little Schemer

  • The Seasoned Schemer

  • Why's (Poignant) Guide to Ruby

  • The Inmates Are Running The Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity

  • The Art of Unix Programming

  • Test-Driven Development: By Example by Kent Beck

  • Practices of an Agile Developer

  • Don't Make Me Think

  • Agile Software Development, Principles, Patterns, and Practices by Robert C. Martin

  • Domain Driven Designs by Eric Evans

  • The Design of Everyday Things by Donald Norman

  • Modern C++ Design by Andrei Alexandrescu

  • Best Software Writing I by Joel Spolsky

  • The Practice of Programming by Kernighan and Pike

  • Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware by Andy Hunt

  • Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art by Steve McConnel

  • The Passionate Programmer (My Job Went To India) by Chad Fowler

  • Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

  • Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs

  • Writing Solid Code

  • JavaScript - The Good Parts

  • Getting Real by 37 Signals

  • Foundations of Programming by Karl Seguin

  • Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice in C (2nd Edition)

  • Thinking in Java by Bruce Eckel

  • The Elements of Computing Systems

  • Refactoring to Patterns by Joshua Kerievsky

  • Modern Operating Systems by Andrew S. Tanenbaum

  • The Annotated Turing

  • Things That Make Us Smart by Donald Norman

  • The Timeless Way of Building by Christopher Alexander

  • The Deadline: A Novel About Project Management by Tom DeMarco

  • The C++ Programming Language (3rd edition) by Stroustrup

  • Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture

  • Computer Systems - A Programmer's Perspective

  • Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# by Robert C. Martin

  • Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests

  • Framework Design Guidelines by Brad Abrams

  • Object Thinking by Dr. David West

  • Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment by W. Richard Stevens

  • Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age

  • The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder

  • CLR via C# by Jeffrey Richter

  • The Timeless Way of Building by Christopher Alexander

  • Design Patterns in C# by Steve Metsker

  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carol

  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig

  • About Face - The Essentials of Interaction Design

  • Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations by Clay Shirky

  • The Tao of Programming

  • Computational Beauty of Nature

  • Writing Solid Code by Steve Maguire

  • Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing

  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design with Applications by Grady Booch

  • Effective Java by Joshua Bloch

  • Computability by N. J. Cutland

  • Masterminds of Programming

  • The Tao Te Ching

  • The Productive Programmer

  • The Art of Deception by Kevin Mitnick

  • The Career Programmer: Guerilla Tactics for an Imperfect World by Christopher Duncan

  • Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming: Case studies in Common Lisp

  • Masters of Doom

  • Pragmatic Unit Testing in C# with NUnit by Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas with Matt Hargett

  • How To Solve It by George Polya

  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

  • Smalltalk-80: The Language and its Implementation

  • Writing Secure Code (2nd Edition) by Michael Howard

  • Introduction to Functional Programming by Philip Wadler and Richard Bird

  • No Bugs! by David Thielen

  • Rework by Jason Freid and DHH

  • JUnit in Action



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