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Programming Pearls

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Ask HN: What language-agnostic programming books should I read?

binarymax: Great short book to get you thinking creatively and how to dissect algorithmic problems, language agnostic with pseudocode examples.

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Ask HN: What are the most fundamental books on computer science?

carapace: IMO this is the most concise yet accessible gateway to the inner Mysteries of Computer Programming. Read between the lines, the prime thesis is implied not explicit.