re: What are your must-read tech books for 2018? VIEW POST


​The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz and Kevin Kenerly

  • Learn how a tech CEO thinks and why certain decisions are made

American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick Bilton and Will Damron

  • Learn the story how dark web, bitcoins, software and ideology can change a person's life

Blood Sweat Pixel by Jason Schreier

  • Learn the complicated and exhilarating nature of game development world ​

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master by David Thomas, Andrew Hunt

  • Timeless advice about doing your job as a software developer, ideas written in 1999 still relevant today

Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

  • Our work is more than being technical

Wow, Justin, thanks for this list. They do sound interesting, and I'm especially curious about the Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual.

I heard a lot about The pragmatic programmer, so I think I have to have a closer look at this classic one. 😏


I went through the list to see if anyone recommended "The pragmatic programmer" or not :) I am almost done with it and its really enlightening. It forces you to revisit those basic fundamental topics with a very different perspective.

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