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 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 David Boswell, at al. - O'Reilly Media
Mozilla allows developers to create cross-platform applications. The book explains how applications are created and provides step-by-step information about how you can create your own programs using Mozilla's cross-platform development framework.
by Richard P. Gabriel - Oxford University Press
An informative inside look at the world of software design and computer programming and the business that surrounds them. Written for computer scientists and software entrepreneurs, but the essays are accessible to everyone.
by Nick Jenkins
An introduction to software development based on Rapid Application Development (RAD) and rapid prototyping. You don't have to be a genius to deliver software on time and join the 'elite' of the software development world.