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In what order should I read these books? [closed]

This question is not a duplicate - I'm not asking about the best books. Rather, I'm asking for the best order in which to study. I'm new to programming but I finished a very, very simple book ...
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Is this book a reliable source for beginning Java EE? [closed]

Core Servlets and Javaserver Pages: Core Technologies, Vol. 1 (2nd Edition) Can I rely on this book to learn Servlets and JSP,or is there a better book out there I should be reading instead?
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Books on custom iPhone interface development? [closed]

I have been looking around for a book on designing and developing custom interfaces for iOS but I don't seem to be able to find any books on this topic and I was wondering if anyone here knew of any ...
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Is there a canonical book on ABAP programming?

I am an ABAP programmer with a knowledge of basic ABAP programming and concepts necessary for a beginer. I want to have a deeper understandings of the subject including the small tips and tricks which ...
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want to learn more about implementation of object oriented design in web application using asp.net c#

Can some one guide me about How can i have complete grasp for object oriented design. basically i am looking for a book about that or any good website you people can share . bottom line is that i want ...
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Learning programming from a book which uses C++98 [closed]

I am learning programming from a book called "Programming Principles and Practice" by Bjarne Stroustrup. It has been highly recommended over here and elsewhere. My only issue is that it uses C++98 and ...
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Stuff to read up on pricing applications [closed]

I'm about to release an app and I have no idea what would be the ideal pricing point. I'm not sure how pricing high and selling few copies will compare in revenue to pricing low and selling lots of ...
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Which skills should I improve in order to become a professional software engineer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: most desirable skills for a graduate software engineer I'm currently doing my PhD in physics and will be finished in about two years from now. I plan to become a ...
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Books that every software system architect/data modeller must read [closed]

I hope I'm not confusing the term system architecture with the data model/database. Is there a book out there that's the standard for describing best practices, design methodologies, and other ...
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Is there a canonical book on Monodroid?

So far I have been living of standard Android books and mainly blogs for Monodroid, but I'm trying to find a definitive resource about the topic and not having any luck. Is there a book out there ...
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Is there a canonical book for CMS design patterns and concepts? [closed]

I've been trying to understand the fundamentals of content management systems: I've looked into APress's Pro ASP.NET 4 CMS, but it dives into implementation, dedicating a lot of time to technologies ...
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Book on Access and SQL [closed]

My little brother is a CPA but in his new job he is required to use access to pull his own data. He has grown frustrated with the limitations of the canned reports that he has access to. However he ...
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kindle paperwhite [closed]

How good is the kindle paperwhite to read programming e-books?, I was looking info but anyone gives any answer from the own experience, and the current answers are outdated (> 2 years) It is a kindle ...
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Help choosing between two C# books [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What books would you recommend to someone who wants to learn C# programming? I'm getting into .Net development, I'm pretty much a beginner programmer, except for an ...
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Thinking in C++ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a good book to grok C++? I've been looking for a good book to understand the C++ (and the OOP) as well as I can do, and during my searches I found Thinking in ...
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what is best book to learn optimized programming in java [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a canonical book for learning Java as an experienced developer? Let me elaborate a little: I used to be a C/C++ programmer where I used data structure ...
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Good resources to understand how a program interacts with machine hardware

I never had any formal education in CS. So after being an average developer for 7 years now, I am feeling the need to understand questions like: What exactly happens when I write a java class. i.e. ...
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Effective Java for experienced Java programmers? [duplicate]

I own and read 'Java Puzzlers', 'Clean Code' and GOF's 'Design Patterns' and more specific technology books however I have not yet read 'Effective Java'. Whenever I see a list of must read books I ...
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Should speed reading be applied while reading Tech Books [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do people read big technical books? It's a known fact that, Science and Tech readings requires most attention, to at least make sense of what one reads. In the age ...
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Have you read “Free Software Programmed in Haskell”? What did you think? [on hold]

Does anyone know anything about this book? There are no reviews and it doesn't look like it's still in print or something?
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Data structure theory based on graph rewriting [closed]

First of all, I'm looking for a book, publication, project or any kind of information that should probably exceed the limits normally imposed on answers in this kind of forum. I know the rules about ...
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What is a good book for learning data structures and algorithms [closed]

I feel as though I did not learn enough in my data structures and algorithms class, even though I passed with a mediocre grade. What is a a good book to learn more about these things?
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How should I go about developing some basic C/C++ knowledge so that I can grok the concepts written in some Classic software programming books? [closed]

I know Java and JavaScript pretty well. I have never really worked on C/C++. But at this stage of my career I feel that the fact that I do not have adequate knowledge on C/C++ syntax(especially ...
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SQL problems and answers book for a functioning SQL programmer

It was pointed out to me yesterday that I need to get a book on SQL and learn about it properly. That is probably a fair assessment; I'm a functioning SQL programmer who can in general extract from ...
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Is there a canonical resource on bouncycastle?

It doesn't matter if it is Java or .NET. Is there a resource out there that's the de-facto standard for describing best practices and other helpful information on bouncycastle? What about that ...
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Anyone read Apress C# series(wpf specifically)? [closed]

I am currently reading illustrated C# by Apress(on my first read through) and was thinking about moving on to illustrated WPF or Pro WPF after. I was wondering if anyone has read either and could ...
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What training book should I choose after Microsoft's Application Development Foundation (70-536)? [closed]

I've just finished 70-536 ("Microsoft .NET Framework - Application Development Foundation") Microsoft training book from Microsoft Press. I found it quite good. I have also done the 70-528 ("Microsoft ...
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Will they release a Wrox Box 4?

does anyone know if there will be a Wrox Box 4? I would love to get something like that, but the latest collection of Wrox books seems to be the release for 3.5. I really need to get up to date with ...
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Is there a canonical book for learning C# from scratch? [closed]

I was looking for a good C# book for beginners to learn the language fundamentals and OOP fundamentals, however, every book I have looked at seems to start quickly and does not touch the fundamentals ...
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Book recommendation and advice on Analysis Patterns: Reusable Object Models [closed]

I am a software developer, and have knowledge of oo design, e.g. SOLID, and looking for a good book on object-oriented modeling. Is the book below still good to read? Analysis Patterns: Reusable ...
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C++ Book to read after Accelerated C++ [closed]

This question has not been asked but: i have read accelerated C++ twice and i am quite good at the C++ abstractions What book should i read next any suggestions Accelerated C++ was only 350 pages ...