Building A Solid Programming Core

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Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware (Pragmatic Programmers)
1.  Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware (Pragmatic Programmers) by Andrew Hunt
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The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master
2.  The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master by Andrew Hunt
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Introduction to the Theory of Computation (Advanced Topics)
3.  Introduction to the Theory of Computation (Advanced Topics) by Michael Sipser
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The Algorithm Design Manual
4.  The Algorithm Design Manual by Steve Skiena
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Introduction to Algorithms, Second Edition
5.  Introduction to Algorithms, Second Edition by Thomas H. Cormen
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Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications: A Programmer's Guide (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive 3D Technology)
6.  Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications: A Programmer's Guide (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive 3D Technology) by Jim M. van Verth
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Principles of Concurrent and Distributed Programming (2nd Edition)
7.  Principles of Concurrent and Distributed Programming (2nd Edition) by M. Ben-Ari
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Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition
8.  Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition by Steve McConnell
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Object Thinking (Developer Reference)
9.  Object Thinking (Developer Reference) by David West
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Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
10.  Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Kent Beck
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Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
11.  Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design by Brett Mclaughlin
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Head First Design Patterns
12.  Head First Design Patterns by Eric Freeman
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Applying UML and Patterns: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Analysis and Design and Iterative Development (3rd Edition)
13.  Applying UML and Patterns: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Analysis and Design and Iterative Development (3rd Edition) by Craig Larman
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Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age
14.  Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age by Paul Graham
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Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
15.  Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software by Richard Helm
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Test Driven Development: By Example
16.  Test Driven Development: By Example by Kent Beck
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Working Effectively with Legacy Code
17.  Working Effectively with Legacy Code by Michael C. Feathers
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Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software
18.  Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software by Eric Evans
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Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture
19.  Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture by Martin Fowler
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Enterprise Integration Patterns: Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions
20.  Enterprise Integration Patterns: Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions by Bobby Woolf
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Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies (2nd Edition)
21.  Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies (2nd Edition) by Deepak Alur
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