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Ask HN: What books had the greatest effect on how you structure your code?


MithrilTuxedo: This helped me break my analysis paralysis when it came to figuring out how to organize my code.

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Ask HN: Best books you read in 2017?


csnewb: Profoundly educational to me as a junior developer..

Ask HN: What are the books you wish your colleagues had read?


sus_007: The books made me realize how horrible my codes are. No matter how long you've been programming, I think these books should be read by every single programmer out there.

Ask HN: What books do you keep on your desk?


k1ns: I got this book in college for a class and enjoy referring to it when I feel that my code quality is starting to decay.

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Ask HN: Which books are “must-read” for anyone trying to learn about your field?


antjanus: This book really helped me focus on code organization and seeing maintainable code as an overall goal whilst building long-term applications. I'd say that one of the reasons why the work I've done 3-4 years ago can still be used, expanded, and maintained today is because of this book. Short functions, code organization, and naming conventions all stuck with me.

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Ask HN: Books you read in 2018?


Jach: Recommended if you want to invigorate your desire to write better code, there was a lot to both agree and disagree with though for me anyway)

krigath: Must read for any serious programmer

Ask HN: What are some of the best written programming books?


cfeduke: If you had to pick between SICP and Clean Code because time is at a premium I'd err on the side of Clean Code for practicality. Writing maintainable code is paramount.

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