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Christian Vasquez
Christian Vasquez

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Which book(s) make you talk out loud?

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I'm almost done reading The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers by Robert C. Martin and I find myself saying things like:

  • "That's right!"
  • "Oh, damn!"
  • "So true!"

I bet my roommate thinks I'm crazy by now...

Have you experienced this lately? And if so, which book was it?

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Rahul Mourya

• Soft skills by John Z. Sonmez

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Jason C. McDonald

Recently, it was reading How to Make Mistakes in Python by Mike Pirnat. There were also a few times I laughed out loud, right in the waiting room where I was reading it!

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Raúl Gerardo Vázquez González • Edited on

Functional Programming, Simplified by Alvin Alexander. I has very short chapters that introduce simple concepts and grow from that, every time I read I said out loud something like: wow, that was simple!

Elastic Leadership by Roy Osherove. When he said "There are no experts, just us" I felt it.

The Pragmatic Programmer by Andrew Hunt and David Thomas.

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Michael Minshew

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willinks

First time I read it I nearly jumped out of my chair several times!

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Eric Cheatham

I'm about two chapters into "Functional Programming in Scala" and I think my most common phrase is "this is magic..."

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Joe Zack

Clean Code, The Pragmatic Programmer, and now The Imposter's Handbook!

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Jason C. McDonald

...dang, now I want a copy of The Imposter's Handbook. Looks sooooooooo good!

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Luke Westby • Edited on

I’m working my way through Capital in the 21st Century and I find myself saying “whaaaat” a lot.

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