Category Archives: books

Current things on my plate

I’m doing a good deal of stuff lately: 1. Helping build/standardize the local .NET Users group in San Antonio (Alamo Coders)2. Study/Learn/Grok Domain Driven Design (DDD) and Behavior Driven Design (BDD)3. Put out a production Monorail site for a local … Continue reading 

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Thoughts about reading computer books

I have been coding ASP.NET for about 4 years now.  I had a co-worker bring a book to work title “Essential ASP.NET” by Fritz Onion.  I skimmed it and it looked very interesting do to it’s text on application pools … Continue reading 

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Pragmatic Programmer by Hunt/Thomas

A good introduction to Agile methodologies and basic OO best practices. Pragmatic Programmer by Thomas, Hunt

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Code Complete by Steve McConnell

One of the BEST centralized points of programming knowledge. Complete Complete by Steve McConnell

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Agile Principles, Patterns and Practices in C# book

I had purchased the “Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#” (PPP) book by Robert C. Martin (aka Uncle Bob) at the beginning of August 2006 and began reading it, but soon began to think that a lot of it’s … Continue reading 

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