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Davide Bellone Author
  • Good point about understanding and disagreeing with Uncle Bob. It's hard to see someone who "actively" reads a book and understands it.

  • For the resources, yes please, it'd be great if you share your favourite topics!

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Dave

Some of the books on my Kindle (I won't link to them, as I wouldn't want to run foul of Dev guidelines on advertising etc). Note that these aren't recommendations (I'm part way through most of them) and not all are strictly work related:

  • Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations - Forsgren PhD, Nicole, Humble, Jez, Kim, Gene
  • Fundamentals of Software Architecture: An Engineering Approach - Richards, Mark, Ford, Neal
  • Technology Strategy Patterns: Architecture as Strategy - Hewitt, Eben
  • The Unicorn Project - Kim, Gene
  • Continuous Delivery for Java Apps: Build a CD Pipeline Step by Step Using Kubernetes, Docker, Vagrant, Jenkins, Spring, Maven and Artifactory - Acetozi, Jorge
  • Hands-On Microservices with Spring Boot and Spring Cloud: Build and deploy Java microservices using Spring Cloud, Istio, and Kubernetes - Larsson, Magnus
  • Clean Code - Uncle Bob
  • The Kubernetes Book: Updated Feb 2020 - Poulton, Nigel
  • The Art of War - Sun Tzu
  • Monolith to Microservices: Evolutionary Patterns to Transform Your Monolith - Newman, Sam
  • Motorcycle roadcraft: the police rider's handbook - Mares, Penny, Police Foundation, Coyne, Philip
  • The Courage to be Disliked - Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F... - Mark Manson

That's probably a half decent starting point.