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My Technical learning journey

As in the books I have read along the years,

What does the list contains:

  • it may contain non-technical books but I'm sure you will love them too.
  • tech books
  • groups of stuff (materials) in which I've spent more than 30h

The list does NOT contains:

  • thousands of videos (1.5h youtube daily avg) mostly tech conferences
  • courses
  • papers
  • small books
  • books I forgot about

📚 <=2010

  • university manuals, they don't really count
  • Visual Basic manuals
  • Windows commands and telnet pocket books
  • (partial) C# Bible Jeff Ferguson, Brian Patterson, Jason Beres, Pierre Boutquin, Meeta Gupta
  • Sams teach yourself Ajax in 10 minutes (Phil Ballard)
  • (partial) The C++ Programming Language Book by Bjarne Stroustrup
  • Java book (I forgot which one)
  • Networking materials for CISCO first level certification

📚 2010-2012

  • Zend certification PHP 5.3 guide
  • Marco.Tabini.PHP.Architects.Zend.PHP.5.Certification.Study.Guide 2006
  • Guide to Programming with Zend Framework 2008 Cal Evans
  • The principles of Beautiful web design 2010 Jason Beaird
  • Dive into HTML5 2011 Mark Pilgrim

📚 2013

  • Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja 2012 by John Resig
  • High Performance JavaScript 2010 Nicholas C. Zakas
  • Apprenticeship Patterns: Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman Dave Hoover (Author), Adewale Oshineye (Author)

📚 2014

  • Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code (Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series) Martin Fowler (Author),
  • The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers by Robert C. Martin
  • JavaScript Testing with Jasmine JavaScript Behavior-Driven Development By Evan Hahn 2013
  • Book for gamedesign (I forgot which one)
  • (partial) Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity 4, 2nd Edition 2013 Sue Blackman
  • Head First Design Patterns 2004

📚 2015

  • (partial) Applied Cryptography: Protocols,Algorithms and Source code Bruce Schneier
  • The Mountain Biker's Training Bible Joe Friel - 2000
  • Haiganu fluviul șoaptelor 2015 Marian Coman
  • De la zero la campion 2014 Sergiu Paraschivu
  • My brief history 2013 Stephen hawking
  • Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software (gang of four)
  • AntiPatterns

📚 2016

  • Croudsourcing Jeff Howe 2008
  • Montesorri books
  • Asimov main series 1-7
  • (partial) Joe Dispenza - Analysis on the brain
  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing - Marie Kondo
  • picking locks (lots of materials)

📚 2017

  • Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions 6th Editionby Gayle Laakmann McDowell (Author)
  • Distributed Systems 3.01 Editionby Maarten van Steen (Author),‎ Andrew S. Tanenbaum (Author)
  • Clean Architecture (uncle bob)
  • Cosmology for people in a hurry Neil Tyson
  • tons of materials on Go #golang and 1 course

📚 2018

  • tons of materials on Software Architecture
  • tons of #Cloud (for certification, AWS mostly, papers, course ...)
  • Blockchain papers, articles, meetups
  • SRE by Google
  • (again) Cracking the Coding Interview
  • (partial) Donald E. Knuth The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1, 2,3 4A - only the theory, skipped the math and exercises
  • Java8 Certified Associate Programmer Study Guide
  • (partial) Joshua Bloch - Effective Java (2017, Addison-Wesley)
  • Production ready micro-services (2017 Susan J.Fowler)
  • Kafka: The Definitive Guide (w/o ops chapters)
  • Learning Elastic Stack 6.0 2017 Packt (w/o ops)
  • Learning Apache Cassandra, Matt Brown 2015

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The list is so long and changes so fast, there is no way to keep it updated.

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