Great Books for Coders
If you’re not a coder, but love someone who is, these are books he or she will enjoy. I’ve recently picked all of these books up. Most can be purchased used for significant savings. The “Masterminds…” book is particularly good.
- Coders at Work: Reflections on the Craft of Programming by Peter Seibel
- Masterminds of Programming: Conversations with the Creators of Major Programming Languages (Theory in Practice (O’Reilly)) by Federico Biancuzzi
- Programmers at Work: Interviews with 19 Programmers Who Shaped the Computer Industry
- Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution – 25th Anniversary Edition
- Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction