Continuous Delivery and DevOps: A Quickstart guide

by Paul Swartout

Those who want an overview of Continuous Delivery or want some inspiration when it comes to introducing CD in the organization will like this book. [Full review]

Classic
The Psychology of Computer Programming: Silver Anniversary Edition

by Gerald M. Weinberg

Everybody with a couple of years in the profession should read this book. This is a true classic. [Full review]

Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation

by Jez Humble, David Farley

Continuous delivery will become a standard practice in a couple of years. Picking up an introduction like this is clever thing to do. [Full review]

Classic
UML Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Standard Object Modeling Language

by Martin Fowler

If you want a quick overview of UML, including some non-everyday features, this book is for you. [Full review]

Balancing Agility and Discipline: A Guide for the Perplexed

by Barry Boehm, Richard Turner

If you're interested in getting an overview of many software development methods, or if you wonder what the fuss with agile and non-agile is all about, this book will come in handy. Hard core practitioners of either approach benefit... [Full review]

97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know

by Richard Monson-Haefel

People that benefit from short reflections made by others may find this useful. [Full review]

Classic
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)

by Fredrick P.Brooks

This is the most quoted book on software development ever! Everybody who is the least interested in the roots of the discipline should read this book. The primary target audience would be project managers, as the few technical... [Full review]

Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering

by Robert L. Glass

Experienced professionals who want to compare today with yesterday and who want arguments for proper time estimation and requirement gathering will find this book valuable. Project managers and CEOs that want some numbers put on... [Full review]

News

  • 2015-09-29

    It's been almost one and a half year since I reviwed a book! I've been too absorbed by Writing my own. Anyway, I'm back with Jeff Patton's relatively...
  • 2014-01-04

    New category! Performance! Reviewed The Every Computer Performance Book. Check it out!
  • 2013-09-10

    Reviewed a book that' slightly less technical, but much more fun to read. It's I.T. Confidential.
  • 2013-08-13

    Reviewed yet another book on Visual Studio 2012 and TFS. I also created a "Microsoft" category and moved the other TFS book there from the "Tools"...
  • 2013-08-05

    Updated the FAQ. Included information about getting a book reviewed.