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While at alt.net I had several excellent discussions about what developers should read in order to become better developers. I am sure we all have an opinion on this so I thought I would put my two cents out there.

Some Starting Points on just development

The just past basics Better Practices
  • Test Driven Development by Example
  • SQL for Smarties
  • Object Thinking
  • Domain Driven Design
Messaging Reads
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • Distributed Event Based Systems
  • Patterns of Enterprise Applications Architectures
Project Related Reads
  • Implementing Lean Software Development
Personal Faves
  • POJOs in Action
  • The Thoughtworks Anthology: Object calisthenics
Concurrency Reads
  • Programming Erlang
I am looking for a good Concurrency book. Posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 8:14 PM | Back to top


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Thanks for the list. It's always interesting to see a developers recommended reading list. The interactive Ruby tutorial was very cool. What are your thoughts about the Head First book on Design Patterns versus the Gang of Four book on the topic?
Left by Ross F on Jul 30, 2008 12:55 PM

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