Apprenticeship Patterns: Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman
by Dave Hoover, Adewale Oshineye
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2009
Number of pages: 168
Compiled from years of research, these patterns address difficult situations that programmers, administrators, and DBAs face every day. The book also approaches software development as a means to personal fulfillment. Discover how this book can help you make the best of both your life and your career.
Download or read it online for free here:
by Sean Chambers, Simone Chiaretta - Los Techies
Refactoring is an integral part of continually improving your code while it moves forward through time. It is an easy concept to get started with and opens the door to better practices such as unit testing, shared code ownership and bug-free code.
by Abel Avram, Floyd Marinescu - Lulu.com
This book is a short, quickly-readable summary and introduction to the fundamentals of Domain Driven Design; it does not introduce any new concepts; it attempts to concisely summarize the essence of what Domain Driven Design is.
by Chris Nodder - O'Reilly Media
The book takes a look at how web and application design can be used to exploit psychological principles to persuade us to act. Features include: Examples of evil designs from around the Web; Introduction to the psychology of persuasion; etc.
by Jasmin Blanchette - Trolltech
API is the set of symbols that are available to the users to write their applications. This manual presents the key insights into API design that were discovered through many years of software development on the Qt application development framework.