“As if a tool can function if it has no style. As if a device can be called stylish that do not function superbly… Yes, refinement matters. Boy, does it matter? It doesn’t surface, it is not an extra, it is the thing itself.” –
Persistence, the affection and the willingness to learn will always trump common talent. But you need to start somewhere, learning won’t just hit you from the sky, and you will magically be great at something. You require hard work and many hours spent in front of a book, your Kindle or whatever you use to indulge in knowledge.
Practice makes excellent, so let’s start, there is no more time to waste. We have bent up ten new ebooks for software developers and programmers; that will surely guide you on your path. Scroll down below and let’s start learning.
1. How To Become A Programmer
Rob Wailing’s new book is set to teach you the fundamental of programming. The author explains everything, that is non-technical in a simple and accurate way, so you can decide for yourself if it is useful or not. You can read the PDF for free – it’s not that long, it only has 32 pages.
2. Lean Software Development
This book, written by David J. Anderson, is a 24-page best reads that cast off a light on the secret ways of the thought “ Lean” – that was made popular by Toyota in the 1990s as an executive structure. This book doesn’t teach you how to program, but it teaches you how to arrange and process the phases of developing your software. Lean-Kanban University highly approve this book, and it assures us that they only suggest the highest quality books.
3. Back to Basics: Hype-Free Principles for Software Developers
Jason Gorman’s book is all about getting caught in the hype that marketing teams have accept to promote software developing, and goes right to the hunt. The author announce you to the primary tenets of software development – the need for specific goals, automating donkey work, and the essential of customer involvement are only a few topics that he gets into. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an experienced software developer; it is a good read that will take off some light on a few things.
4. Don’t Just Roll the Dice
Neil Davidson put his book as a free download to help out the community. This book is not only about the useful for coding correctly and efficiently, but it also tackles the accountable about how do you price your work. You just created a good program, but you are stuck with it because you don’t know its worth. Economics, pricing psychology and pricing perceptions are just a few of the subjects that Neil tackles in his book.
5. Programming from the Ground Up
Jonathan Bartlett’s book is all about guiding immature mind, beginners, into the world of programming and development. Jonathan teaches you how to think like a computer specialist, how to write and learn as a programmer. It is an introduction to programming using assembly language for x86 processors and GNU/Linux operating systems.
6. 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know – Extended
Compiled by Shirish Padalkar, this ebook is a collection of article on various topics from detailed advice on how to code and list correctly, to advice on how you should be as a programmer, what you should take into application, on what sacrifices you will eventually make. This book is available for download under the form of pay what you want, of course, you can get it for free, but we recommend supporting Shirish Padalkar, and donating the suggested price of 1.99$.
7. Efficiency In Development Workflows
Florian Motlik address about how you can create new features, managing pull petition, code reviews, deployment pipelines, and zero downtime deployment. You can get it right here – as an email download. Codeship has run hundreds of interviews with developers with finding the best way to solve problems that you will encounter on a day to day basis.
8. Foundation of Programming
Foundation of Programming is a 79 page read by author Karl Seguin. The author tackles problems such as ALT.NET, domain driven design, unit testing and dependency injection. You can also find topics about the fundamental standard of programming, that are sufficiently detailed and simply explained. Karl Seguin is a known and respected developer who is a former Microsoft MVP, currently working at Epocal Corporation. He has written countless articles regarding programming, and how to be better at programming. You can follow more of his work on his website.
9. Hacknot: Essay on Software Development
Ed Johnsons has compiled a list of articles that were written between 2003 and 2006, and he criticizes and discusses them – he tears them apart. This book is for leading programmers and developers, and by no mean should it be accept by a beginner seeking necessary information. It will only serve to confuse a young mind that isn’t well experienced in software development. The book can be downloaded right here, for free.
10. Programmer’s Motivation for Beginners
Rajaraman Raghuraman has created this ebook; that is a compilation of the author’s blog posts. “ Usually they teach programming concepts and specific programming languages like C, C++, C#, JAVA, Ruby, etc. For beginners. But they don’t learn stuff that matters in the long term, they don’t prepare you for your journey to becoming a Great Programmer, they don’t teach you the attitude that is required to become great in your craft.” – Wise words from the author that have helped countless aspiring programmers to find their path. You can download it right here.
The list has ended, and hopefully you have decided on what to read. You do know, you can read them all, right? Regardless if you read them all, or just one, we would just love to hear what you did. Feel free to give suggest to us on Facebook, Twitter or G+.