7/12/2017 - 5:57 PM

Learn - Public list

Learn - Public list

65 Must-Read Books for Coders


  • Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition
  • Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
  • Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
  • Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
  • Head First Design Patterns
  • Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
  • Working Effectively With Legacy Code

Professional Development

  • The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master
  • The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers
  • The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development
  • The Mythical Man Month
  • Seven Languages in Seven Weeks: A Pragmatic Guide to Learning Programming Languages (Pragmatic Programmers)
  • Coders at Work
  • The Practice of Programming
  • Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware
  • The Passionate Programmer (My Job Went To India)
  • The Software Craftsman: Professionalism, Pragmatism, Pride


  • Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software
  • Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns: Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions
  • Refactoring to Patterns
  • Clean Architecture: A Craftsman’s Guide to Software Structure and Design


  • Agile Software Development, Principles, Patterns and Practices
  • Agile Estimating and Planning
  • User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development
  • Extreme Programming Explained
  • Practices of an Agile Developer
  • Essential Scrum

Algorithms and Interview Questions

  • Programming Pearls
  • Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions
  • Introduction to Algorithms
  • The Art of Computer Programming
  • Grokking Algorithms

Testing / QA

  • Testing Computer Software
  • Test-Driven Development: By Example

Dev Ops

  • Ship it! A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects
  • Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation
  • Release It!

Soft Skills and FUN

  • Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life ManualB68
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People
  • Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
  • Peopleware
  • Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!
  • Algorithms to Live By


  • The War of Art
  • Eat That Frog!

Compilers/Operating Systems

  • Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools

Unix / Linux

  • The Art of Unix Programming
  • Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software
  • Computer Systems


  • JavaScript the Good Parts


  • Thinking in Java
  • Effective Java


  • Effective Modern C: 42 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of C11 and C++14
  • The Design and Evolution of C++


  • C# In Depth
  • Design Patterns in C# C49
  • Effective C#


  • The C Programming Language


  • Learn Ruby the Hard Way
  • The Well-Grounded Rubyist
  • Eloquent Ruby


  • Learn Python The Hard Way
  • Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist