The Software Development Book
by Mark Watson
The goal of this book is to encourage the reader to step back and reevaluate how they design and write software systems. Although the book is about Software Development, it is also about working in the IT field, dealing with competition from very low cost knowledge workers in countries with very low cost of livings, etc.
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by Karl Seguin - CodeBetter.Com
Free ebook on foundations of programming and building better software by Karl Seguin. Topics covered: Domain Driven Design, Persistence, Dependency Injection, Unit Testing, Object Relational Mappers, Memory and Exceptions.
by Charles Weir, James Noble - Addison-Wesley
Offers state-of-the art programming solutions for personal digital assistants (PDAs). Includes illustrated patterns professionals can use, with implementation notes for reference, including some on the companion Web site, and examples in C++ or Java.
by Gary Marrer
Written for students who are preparing for their first computer programming language class. The topics are presented in an easy to understand fashion with special emphasis on the fundamental concepts necessary to develop quality software programs.
by Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Press
Discover how to create accessible software by planning for accessibility from the beginning of the development cycle. Familiarize yourself with the basics of accessibility, including color contrast, font size, the images, and systemwide settings.