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Re: Which non-Perl books made you a better (?:Perl )?Programmer?

by xdg (Monsignor)
on Nov 16, 2005 at 03:56 UTC ( #508888=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Which non-Perl books made you a better (?:Perl )?Programmer?

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master is reasonably good. More around coding than about coding, Hackers and Painters is also good. Agile and Iterative Development: A Manager's Guide is a nice introduction to agile methods and why they work (in simple language that even non-programmers can get).

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Re^2: Which non-Perl books made you a better (?:Perl )?Programmer?
by TStanley (Canon) on Nov 16, 2005 at 04:49 UTC
    I will second the recommendation for The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master. I learned a great deal from this book, and it is well worth the time to read.

    TStanley
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    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing -- Edmund Burke
      I will third the recommendation for this book: it actually sits beside my bed and I re-read it from time to time..

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