97 Things Every Programmer Should Know
by Kevlin Henney
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
Number of pages: 257
Tap into the wisdom of experts to learn what every programmer should know, no matter what language you use. With the 97 short and extremely useful tips for programmers in this book, you'll expand your skills by adopting new approaches to old problems, learning appropriate best practices, and honing your craft through sound advice.
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by Qi - thecodelesscode.com
An illustrated collection of (sometimes violent) fables concerning the Art and Philosophy of software development, written in the spirit of Zen koans. (For three days and nights the Java master did not emerge from his cubicle ...)
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, etc.
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