Software Development Books I Have Read

Posted Jul 26, 2009

These are a list of computer related books I have read or in the process of reading:

  • Agile Software Development with Scrum by Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle
  • Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software by Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John M. Vlissides (In process)
  • The Object-Oriented Thought Process by Matt Weisfeld (In process)
  • The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition) by Frederick P. Brooks
  • Joel on Software: And on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity by Joel Spolsky (In process)
  • User Interface Design for Programmers by Joel Spolsky
  • Call to Action: Secret Formulas to Improve Online Results by Bryan Eisenberg, Jeffrey Eisenberg, and Lisa T. Davis
  • Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition (Voices That Matter) by Steve Krug
  • All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World by Seth Godin
  • Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change by Kent Beck
  • Programming PHP by Rasmus Lerdorf, Kevin Tatroe, and Peter MacIntyre
  • High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More by Baron Schwartz, Peter Zaitsev, Vadim Tkachenko, and Jeremy Zawodny
  • MySQL 5.0 Certification Study Guide by Paul DuBois, Stefan Hinz, and Carsten Pedersen
  • Certified ColdFusion Developer Study Guide by Ben Forta, Emily B. Kim, Geoff Bowers, Matthew Reider, Matthew Boles

There are other books I've read in college, but I can't think of the titles of any. Some of the usefull ones were on Data Structures and Algorithms.

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