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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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GeneralGoogle Rocks!!! Pin
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GeneralThe AWK Programming Language Pin
jonburne7-Jul-13 21:20
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Dennis E White7-Jul-13 18:25
professionalDennis E White7-Jul-13 18:25 
one of my earliest jobs as a developer came with the book Code Complete (1st Edition). I don't know that book improved my coding abilities as it was more the manager who almost made it mandatory reading.

a lot of our development standards were modeled straight from the book so it only made sense if you wanted to be productive in that mangers group. the most important discipline that I took from the book is that software development does not begin with writing code from the start.
you want something inspirational??

GeneralWhat makes a good book Pin
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