Vital reading material
All of these books are available in our Library.

Core

History

    1.
    Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution -- Steven Levy
    2.
    The Soul of a New Machine -- Tracy Kidder
    3.
    Revolution OS (documentary movie) (2001)

People, teams & projects

    1.
    Radical Candor -- Kim Malone Scott
    2.
    The Mythical Man Month -- Frederick Brooks
    3.
    Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams -- Tom DeMarco, Tim Lister
    4.
    The Manager's Path -- Camille Fournier

Computer science & meta

    1.
    Conceptual Blockbusting -- James L. Adams
    2.
    Code Complete 2 -- Steve McConnell
    3.
    Programming Pearls -- Jon L. Bentley
    4.
    The Practice of Programming -- Brian W. Kernighan, Rob Pike

Software engineering

    1.
    Working Effectively with Legacy Code -- Michael Feathers
    2.
    Practical Object Oriented Design Patterns: in Ruby -- Sandi Metz
    3.
    Test Driven Development: By Example -- Kent Beck
    1.
    User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development -- Mike Cohn
    2.
    Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art -- Steve McConnell

Release engineering

    1.
    The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win -- Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford
    2.
    Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps -- Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, Gene Kim
    3.
    Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation -- Jez Humble, David Farley

Android / Java / Kotlin specific

    1.
    Reactive Programming with RxJava -- Tomasz Nurkiewicz, Ben Christensen
    2.
    Effective Java -- Joshua Bloch
    3.
    Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software -- Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides

Web / JavaScript specific

    1.
    Eloquent JavaScript -- Marijn Haverbeke
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