97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know
by Richard Monson-Haefel
Publisher: O'Reilly 2010
These articles are the original, unedited contributions for the book 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know. Today's leading software architects present valuable principles on key development issues that go way beyond technology.
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by Kevlin Henney - O'Reilly Media
Tap into the wisdom of experts to learn what every programmer should know, no matter what language you use. With the 97 extremely useful tips for programmers in this book, you'll expand your skills by adopting new approaches to old problems.
This document will focus on optimizing code to run faster. The intended audience of this text are software developers, primarily programmers who know at least one programming language well enough to write moderately complex programs.
by Mark Watson
The goal of this book is to encourage the reader to step back and reevaluate how they design and write software systems. Although the book is about Software Development, it is also about working in the IT field, dealing with competition, etc.
by Agner Fog - agner.org
These manuals describe everything you need to know about optimizing code for x86 and x86-64 microprocessors, including optimization advices for C++ and assembly language, details about the microarchitecture and instruction timings of processors.