Grieve (grieve) wrote,

New Computer Scientist Must Reads

A friend of my asked me for a list of books I would recommend for a would be programmer who wants to learn, not just how to program, but the theories and practices behind it. Here is the list I came up with (and I had help from friends).

Security Engineering A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems.

Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering

Art of Computer Programming, The Vol 1-3

Large Scale C++ Software Design

The Pragmatic Programmer

Introduction to the Theory of Computation

The New Turing Omnibus

Design Patterns

A list of interface design books

Effictive C++ and the sequel

C++ FAQs

The Mythical Man Month

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

If you have other recommendations then please add them in the comments.
Tags: geek fest, progamming

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