Vital reading material

All of these books are available in our Library.



  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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