This book synthesizes the most effective techniques and must-know principles into clear, pragmatic guidance. No matter what your experience level, development environment, or project size, this book will inform and stimulate your thinking - and help you build the highest quality code.
The Pragmatic Programmer illustrates the best practices and major pitfalls of many different aspects of software development.Whether you're a new coder, an experienced programmer, or a manager responsible for software projects, use these lessons daily, and you'll quickly see improvements in personal productivity, accuracy, and job satisfaction.
The Productive Programmer offers critical timesaving and productivity tools that you can adopt right away. The book offers advice on the mechanics of productivity - how to work smarter, spurn interruptions, get the most out your computer, and avoid repetition - along with valuable practices that will help you elude common traps, improve your code, and become more valuable to your team.
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 fly" into a book that will instill within you the values of a software craftsman and make you a better programmer.
This book is packed with practical advice about everything from estimating and coding to refactoring and testing. It covers not only technique, but also attitude, as it shows how to approach software development with honor, self-respect, and pride; communicate and estimate faithfully; and understand that deep knowledge comes with a responsibility to act.
Programmers have to constantly learn new concepts and technologies. In this book by Andy Hunt, you'll learn how our brains are wired, and how to take advantage of your brain's architecture to make the most of your learning. You'll learn new tricks and tips to learn more, faster, and retain more of what you learn.