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What book taught you most about being a good programmer?

Survey period: 8 Jul 2013 to 15 Jul 2013

A totally open ended question this week. Please just enter the full title of the book, and post any explanatory comments in the survey's discussion forum.

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GeneralCode Craft Pin
Andreas Gieriet8-Jul-13 4:11
professionalAndreas Gieriet8-Jul-13 4:11 
GeneralCode Complete Pin
Jeffrey T. Fritz8-Jul-13 3:56
sponsorJeffrey T. Fritz8-Jul-13 3:56 
GeneralRe: Code Complete Pin
Jahmal238-Jul-13 4:15
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GeneralRe: Code Complete Pin
Tim Groven8-Jul-13 6:18
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1.21 Gigawatts9-Jul-13 21:00
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GeneralRe: Code Complete Pin
Vassilis Tsolekas2-Sep-14 10:09
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GeneralThere was no particular book Pin
Gregory Gadow8-Jul-13 3:47
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GeneralCodeProject and Google Pin
Nelek8-Jul-13 3:29
protectorNelek8-Jul-13 3:29 
I have not bought books so far. I have used the "learn VC++ in 21 days" some time ago in the first company I worked for.

Since then... I have mainly used internet sites like CodeProject, homeandlearn, w3school and similars.

I know many people will say nothing can replace a book and I (80%) agree with that, but since I am just learning in my spare time (which is not so stable) I prefer the "learn by doing" and search for concrete things when I get stuck.

I have somehow missed a good book, when facing some theory / concept problems. But as there are so fvcking good professionals here... at the end was not so tragic.
M.D.V. Wink | ;)

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GeneralA long time ago, Pin
Jochen Arndt8-Jul-13 2:09
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Generalmaybe not book but author? Pin
Irina Pykhova8-Jul-13 1:34
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GeneralCAPTCHA Pin
Rahul Rajat Singh8-Jul-13 1:07
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GeneralRe: CAPTCHA? No, plz Pin
embix8-Jul-13 1:50
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GeneralRe: CAPTCHA? No, plz Pin
Rahul Rajat Singh8-Jul-13 1:53
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embix8-Jul-13 3:06
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Andreas Gieriet8-Jul-13 4:02
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Dave Kreskowiak9-Jul-13 4:02
mveDave Kreskowiak9-Jul-13 4:02 
GeneralCLR via C# by Jeffrey Ritcher Pin
Mohammed Hameed7-Jul-13 23:53
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Dave Kreskowiak9-Jul-13 4:03
mveDave Kreskowiak9-Jul-13 4:03 
GeneralRe: CLR via C# by Jeffrey Ritcher Pin
Mohammed Hameed9-Jul-13 8:02
professionalMohammed Hameed9-Jul-13 8:02 
GeneralSinclair ZX Spectrum BASIC Programming Pin
Keith Barrow7-Jul-13 23:25
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chriselst8-Jul-13 0:29
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John M. Drescher8-Jul-13 1:33
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Nagy Vilmos8-Jul-13 5:53
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AlexCode8-Jul-13 12:37
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GeneralGoogle Rocks!!! Pin
Siddhesh Patankar7-Jul-13 23:03
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