Software Engineering Books

I have recently signed up with goodreads and have rated a number of programming books. You can find the full list here or just see the summary below.

Favourites read in 2015

Delivering Happiness – Tony Hsieh

JavaScript – The Good Parts – Douglas Crockford

Soft Skills – John Sonmez

5 Books I wish I had read 5 years ago

Code Complete – Steve McConnell

Clean Code – Robert Martin

JavaScript – The Good Parts – Douglas Crockford

How to make friends and influence people – Dale Carnegie

Growing Object Oriented Software, Guided By Tests – Steve Freeman and Nat Price


Books to read in 2015

  1. ☑ Code Complete (Steve McConnell)- July 26th complete
  2. ☑ Rapid Development (Steve McConnell)
  3. ☑ Domain Driven Design (Eric Evans)
  4. ☑ Growing Object Oriented Software book – 24th Feb complete
  5. ☑ The Power of Habits (Charles Duhigg) – 31st May complete
  6. ☑ Developer Hegemony – August completed latest draft
  7. ☑ JavaScript The Good Parts (Douglas Crockford) – April complete
  8. ☐ JavaScript The Definitive Guide – Chapter 10
  9. ☐ Soft Skills (John Sonmez) – June: read cover to cover, but some taking action exercises still to do
  10. ☑ 4 hour work week (Tim Ferriss) – read cover to cover
  11. ☑ The War of Art (Steven Pressfield) – Complete
  12. ☑ How to win friends and influence people (Dale Carnegie) – July Complete
  13. ☑ Motivating People (Robert Heller) – completed 30th June
  14. ☐ Blender 3D Noob to Pro online book (1951 pages!!)
  15. ☑ Writing for the web (Robert Ashton and Jessica Juby) – 29th July – Complete

Books to read in 2016

  1. ☑ The Black Swan (Nassim Nicholas Taleb)
  2. ☑ Flow  (Dr Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi)
  3. ☑ The Obstacle Is The Way (Ryan Holiday)
  4. ☑ The Golden Rules of Blogging (Robin Houghton)
  5. ☑ Finding Moonshine (Marcus Du Sautoy)
  6. ☐ The Hut Six Story
  7. Exploring ES6 (Dr. Alex Raushmayer)

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