Here are the CodeBuild selection of must-read software engineering books. Books are grouped according to their content with some description.
- Reference Books
These Robert C. Martin and Gang of Four books are very fundamental OOP resources for every software engineer.
- Coding Perfection
These Steve McConnell, Robert C. Martin and Joshua Bloch books are very helpful with increasing your coding skills.
- Refactoring and Patterns
Refactoring and patterns are very important issues of OOP, which brings quality and maintainability. These Martin Fowler and Joshua Kerievsky books are maybe the best references about this issue.
- Pragmatic Programming
Andrew Hunt’s and David Thomas’s ‘pragmatic’ approach to programming brings very important viewpoints to software engineering.
- Project Management
There are many project management books in the market but Frederick P. Brooks Jr. and Tom DeMarco presents very impressive important viewpoints to project management.
This guide will introduce you to the world of Software Architecture!
This 162 page guide will cover topics within the field of software architecture including: software architecture as a solution balancing the concerns of different stakeholders, quality assurance, methods to describe and evaluate architectures, the influence of architecture on reuse, and the life cycle of a system and its architecture. This guide concludes with a comparison between the professions of software architect and software engineer.