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  • booksreddit.com:The C Programming Language

    The C Programming Language

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    Just turned 34 and I’m interested in trying a career in computer programming. How much of an uphill battle do I face?
    The authors present the complete guide to ANSI standard C language programming. Written by the developers of C, this new version helps readers keep up with the finalized ANSI standard for C while showing how to take advantage of C’s rich set of operators, economy of expression, improved control flow, and data structures. The 2/E has been completely rewritten with additional examples and problem sets to clarify the implementation of difficult language constructs. For years, C programmers have …


  • booksreddit.com:Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

    Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

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    Just got fired from my dream company in 2 months for performance reasons , after preparing for almost half an year
    Even bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Noted software expert Robert C. Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship . Martin has teamed up with his colleagues from Object Mentor to distill their best agile practice of cleaning code “on the f…


  • booksreddit.com:Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

    Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

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    Gifts for Programmers?
    What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries.Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illuminat…


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Algorithms

    Introduction to Algorithms, 3rd Edition (MIT Press)

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    I am a kid, and want to expand my knowledge on CS
    Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete; others cover masses of material but lack rigor. Introduction to Algorithms uniquely combines rigor and comprehensiveness. The book covers a broad range of algorithms in depth, yet makes their design and analysis accessible to all levels of readers. Each chapter is relatively self-contained and can be used as a unit of study. The algorithms are described in English and in a pseudocode designed to be readable by anyone who has done a little…


  • booksreddit.com:The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master

    The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master

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    If I wanted to write a program to show off my programming skills for employers then upload it to github, what type of techniques/methods would they be looking for?
    — Ward Cunningham Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process–taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users. It covers topics ranging from personal responsibility and career development to architectural techniques for keeping your code flexible and easy to adapt and reuse. Read this book, and youll learn how to …


  • booksreddit.com:The C Programming Language

    The C Programming Language

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    How relevant are C/C++ books from 1997?
    The computing world has undergone a revolution since the publication of the first edition of the C Programming Language. During this time, the C language has changed and spread beyond its origins as the language of the UNIX operating system. This second edition provides a more comprehensive and contemporary definition of the C language as defined by the ANSI standard_the “ANSI C”. The most striking change relates to the new form of function declaration and definition. It is primarily meant to…


  • booksreddit.com:Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software

    Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software

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    What books should every software engineer read to better themselves (technical and non-technical)?
    These texts cover the design of object-oriented software and examine how to investigate requirements, create solutions and then translate designs into code, showing developers how to make practical use of the most significant recent developments. A summary of UML notation is included.


  • booksreddit.com:The Algorithm Design Manual

    The Algorithm Design Manual

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    technical interview has shaken my confidence as a programmer; how can I learn from this?
    This volume helps take some of the “mystery” out of identifying and dealing with key algorithms. Drawing heavily on the author’s own real-world experiences, the book stresses design and analysis. Coverage is divided into two parts, the first being a general guide to techniques for the design and analysis of computer algorithms. The second is a reference section, which includes a catalog of the 75 most important algorithmic problems. By browsing this catalog, readers can quickly identify w…


  • booksreddit.com:Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction

    Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition

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    Where to learn to write better code?
    Widely considered one of the best practical guides to programming, Steve McConnell’s original CODE COMPLETE has been helping developers write better software for more than a decade. Now this classic book has been fully updated and revised with leading-edge practices—and hundreds of new code samples—illustrating the art and science of software construction. Capturing the body of knowledge available from research, academia, and everyday commercial practice, McConnell synthesizes the most effect…


  • booksreddit.com:Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

    Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

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    As a programmer, I feel ignorant on how coding and computers work and want to be in control of my code and computer. But where to start?
    What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illumi…


  • booksreddit.com:C++ Primer (5th Edition)

    C++ Primer (5th Edition)

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    Can a “average” person learn enough Java in 2.5 years to create apps and games for android?
    Bestselling Programming Tutorial and Reference Completely Rewritten for the New C++11 Standard   Fully updated and recast for the newly released C++11 standard, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to C++ will help you to learn the language fast, and to use it in modern, highly effective ways. Highlighting today’s best practices, the authors show how to use both the core language and its standard library to write efficient, readable, and powerful code.   C++ Primer, Fi…


  • booksreddit.com:Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

    Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

    3660

    Even bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Noted software expert Robert C. Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship . Martin has teamed up with his colleagues from Object Mentor to distill their best agile practice of cleaning code “on the f…


  • booksreddit.com:Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

    Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship

    3621

    Books that changed the way you understand programming
    Even bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Noted software expert Robert C. Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship . Martin has teamed up with his colleagues from Object Mentor to distill their best agile practice of cleaning code “on the f…


  • booksreddit.com:Working Effectively with Legacy Code

    Working Effectively with Legacy Code

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    What books should every software engineer read to better themselves (technical and non-technical)?
    Get more out of your legacy systems: more performance, functionality, reliability, and manageability Is your code easy to change? Can you get nearly instantaneous feedback when you do change it? Do you understand it? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you have legacy code, and it is draining time and money away from your development efforts. In this book, Michael Feathers offers start-to-finish strategies for working more effectively with large, untested legacy code bases. This bo…


  • booksreddit.com:Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches

    Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches

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    In response to “PowerShell”
    Summary Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Third Edition is an innovative tutorial designed for busy IT professionals. This updated edition covers PowerShell features that run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later, PowerShell v3 and later, and includes v5 features like PowerShellGet. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology PowerShell is both a scripting language and an administrativ…


  • booksreddit.com:Head First Java

    Head First Java, 2nd Edition

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    What is a hobby you’ve always wanted to explore, but don’t know the correct gear or steps to go through to start?
    Learning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object-oriented computer programming language like Java. You might think the problem is your brain. It seems to have a mind of its own, a mind that doesn’t always want to take in the dry, technical stuff you’re forced to study. The fact is your brain craves novelty. It’s constantly searching, scanning, waiting for something unusual to happen. After all, that’s the way it was built to help you stay alive. It takes all the…


  • booksreddit.com:Head First Design Patterns: A Brain-Friendly Guide

    Head First Design Patterns: A Brain-Friendly Guide

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    Full-stack engineer having trouble breaking into an Android Dev role
    What’s so special about design patterns?At any given moment, someone struggles with the same software design problems you have. And, chances are, someone else has already solved your problem. This edition of Head First Design Patterns—now updated for Java 8—shows you the tried-and-true, road-tested patterns used by developers to create functional, elegant, reusable, and flexible software. By the time you finish this book, you’ll be able to take advantage of the best design practices and exper…


  • booksreddit.com:Accelerated C++: Practical Programming by Example

    Accelerated C++: Practical Programming by Example

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    “Fluent in C++” seriously?
    This is a first-rate introductory book that takes a practical approach to solving problems using C++. It covers a much wider scope of C++ programming than other introductory books Ive seen, and in a surprisingly compact format. – Dag Bruck, founding member of the ANSI/ISO C++ committee The authors present a clear, cogent introduction to C++ programming in a way that gets the student writing nontrivial programs immediately. – Stephen Clamage, Sun Microsystems, Inc., and chair of the ANSI C++ c…


  • booksreddit.com:Darknet: A Beginner's Guide to Staying Anonymous Online

    Darknet: A Beginner’s Guide to Staying Anonymous Online

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    Want to surf the web anonymously? This book is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to cloak their online activities. Whether you’re on Usenet, Facebook, P2P, or browsing the web with standard browsers like Opera, Firefox and Internet Explorer, I will show you how to become a ghost on the internet, leaving no tracks back to your isp, or anyone else. This book covers every facet of encrypting your private data, securing your pc, masking your online footsteps, and gives you peace of mind with…


  • booksreddit.com:Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

    Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

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    What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illumi…