Software Development Process Road Map

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Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition
1.  Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition by Steve McConnell
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  "This isn't really about code as much as it is about quality construction and building to suit the needs of the project.  I believe this book should be read by anyone working around the process of developing software.  Managers, Project Managers, Sales, Quality Assurance and Developers alike will find useful tools throughout this great reference to software construction."
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Head First Design Patterns
2.  Head First Design Patterns by Eric Freeman
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Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
3.  Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C. Martin
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Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code
4.  Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Kent Beck
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The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers (Robert C. Martin Series)
5.  The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers (Robert C. Martin Series) by Robert C. Martin
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