Pragmatic Thinking and Learning

Pragmatic Thinking and Learning by Andy Hunt This is another book from Andy Hunt and the Pragmatic series. I can’t emphasize enough how great these books are. Where as in Pragmatic Programming they discussed patterns and practices to improve your developer skills this book takes a step back and is looks at how your brain works. It’s a very interesting concept and one I suggest developers think more about. The book as the title implies covered two areas:

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master by Andrew Hunt, David Thomas This is one of my new top developer books. Far be it for me to tell you want to read or not read but I feel this is a must read requirment for any developer. The topics that are covered range from dealing with “code rot”, software that is outdated and breaking, to the importance of testing. The beauty of this book is that it isn’t your standard technology book.