Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Books to Buy and perhaps read!

Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students

Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works, Second Edition

The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers

The Art of UNIX Programming

The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

Head First Design Patterns

11 comments:

yogijp said...

http://www.amazon.com/Secret-History-War-Cancer/dp/0465015662/theeconomists-20

yogijp said...

Design Patterns (The Gang of Four)

http://www.amazon.com/Design-Patterns-Object-Oriented-Addison-Wesley-Professional/dp/0201633612

yogijp said...

Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code

http://www.amazon.com/Refactoring-Improving-Design-Existing-Code/dp/0201485672/ref=pd_sim_b_shvl_title_1/103-3406481-3287065

xUnit Test Patterns: Refactoring Test Code
http://www.amazon.com/xUnit-Test-Patterns-Refactoring-Addison-Wesley/dp/0131495054/ref=bxgy_cc_b_text_b/103-3406481-3287065

Test Driven Development: By Example
http://www.amazon.com/Test-Driven-Development-Addison-Wesley-Signature/dp/0321146530/ref=pd_sim_b_shvl_title_3/103-3406481-3287065

yogijp said...

Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.com/Designing-Obvious-Common-Approach-Application/dp/032145345X/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-8940335-7196031?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1179413967&sr=8-1

Book review:"designing the obvious" by Robert Hoekman, Jr.
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/WebSphereCommunity?entry=book_review_designing_the_obvious

yogijp said...

Envisioning Information (Hardcover)
http://www.amazon.com/Envisioning-Information-Edward-R-Tufte/dp/0961392118/ref=pd_sim_b_img_1

Also look at Tuftes website.

yogijp said...

Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.com/Information-Dashboard-Design-Effective-Communication/dp/0596100167

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, 2nd edition (Hardcover)
http://www.amazon.com/Visual-Display-Quantitative-Information-2nd/dp/0961392142/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_k2a_2_img?pf_rd_p=304485601&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-2&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0596100167&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=0ZXAASXSV97GAYN4T1Y1

Systems Thinking: Managing Chaos and Complexity: A Platform for Designing Business Architecture (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.com/Systems-Thinking-Complexity-Designing-Architecture/dp/0750671637

Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving (Hardcover)
http://www.amazon.com/Turning-Numbers-into-Knowledge-Mastering/dp/0970601905/ref=pd_sim_b_title_3

yogijp said...

The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business (Collins Business Essentials) (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.com/Innovators-Dilemma-Revolutionary-Business-Essentials/dp/0060521996

yogijp said...

Geek Silicon Valley: The Inside Guide to Palo Alto, Stanford, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, San Jose, San Francisco (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0762742399?tag=tennisherald-20&camp=14573&creative=327641&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=0762742399&adid=0JDWWDWKGYRWFQ9EV9QC&

yogijp said...

The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) (Hardcover)
http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/1591841666/104-3759795-3991967?SubscriptionId=19BAZMZQFZJ6G2QYGCG2

yogijp said...

Ashlee Vance @ Register
http://theduckrabbit.com/?page=featured

yogijp said...

http://bitconjurer.org/recommended_reading.html