OT - Book on Programming
Shae Matijs Erisson
Wed, 03 Sep 2003 09:44:51 +0200
Matthew Donadio <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> They have several people in the company who understand the mechanics of
> programming, but don't really understand the concepts. I am looking for
> a book to recommend to them. I would really like to find a book that
> just discusses programming, and avoids any one particular language. It
> would have to cover the common imperative controls, as well as basic
> data structures.
I'd also recommend "The Pragmatic Programmer"
It's difficult to summarize, but I think every programmer should read it at
least once. It is mostly about the mechanics of programming also.
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