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10 Book for Programming Beginners

surajondev profile image Suraj Vishwakarma Originally published at surajondev.wordpress.com Updated on ・6 min read

Introduction

Books are not only for reading and getting knowledge. It helps to increase our concentration as reading and understanding every line needs concentration. Programming books not only teach the syntax but also helps us to think, how to write better code, how to present, how an organization works.

10 Book for Programming Beginners

Books are a great source of knowledge that retain in our mind for a longer period. So today we are going to explore some best programming books for begineers that teach more than just how to program.

So let's begin.


The Self-Taught Programmer: The Definitive Guide to Programming Professionally

This book is not just about learning to program; although you will learn to code. If you want to program professionally, it is not enough to learn to code; that is why, in addition to helping you learn to program, I also cover the rest of the things you need to know to program professionally that classes and books don't teach you. "The Self-taught Programmer" is a roadmap, a guide to take you from writing your first Python program to passing your first technical interview

The Self-Taught Programmer: The Definitive Guide to Programming Professionally

Goodreads: 4.00/5

Get E-book Here : The Self-Taught Programmer: The Definitive Guide to Programming Professionally


Clean Code

Even bad code can function. But if code isn't clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. Every year, countless hours and significant resources are lost because of poorly written code. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Noted software expert Robert C. Martin presents a revolutionary paradigm with Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship.

Clean Code

Goodreads: 4.40/5

Get E-book Here : Clean Code


JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming

JavaScript for Kids is a lighthearted introduction to the JavaScript language and programming in general. With the help of kid-friendly examples, author Nick Morgan teaches the essentials of JavaScript. Morgan starts with the basics of strings, arrays, and loops, then moves on to show readers how to modify elements with jQuery and draw graphics with canvas. By the end of the book, you'll be ready to create your own fun animations and games and you'll have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of JavaScript.

JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming

Goodreads: 4.27/5

Get E-book Here : JavaScript for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming



The Pragmatic Programmer

Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process--taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users. It covers topics ranging from personal responsibility and career development to architectural techniques for keeping your code flexible and easy to adapt and reuse. Read this book, and you'll learn how to

The Pragmatic Programmer

Goodreads: 4.34/5

Get E-book Here : The Pragmatic Programmer


Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition

A comprehensive introduction to the techniques of exploitation and creative problem-solving methods commonly referred to as "hacking." It shows how hackers exploit programs and write exploits, instead of just how to run other people's exploits. This book explains the technical aspects of hacking, including stack-based overflows, heap-based overflows, string exploits, return-into-libc, shellcode, and cryptographic attacks on 802.11b.

Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition

Goodreads: 4.15/5

Get E-book Here : Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition



Code

What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries.

Code

Goodreads: 4.40/5

Get E-book Here : Code


The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick illustrates what is happening without your knowledge--and he teaches you "the art of invisibility." Mitnick is the world's most famous--and formerly the Most Wanted--computer hacker. He has hacked into some of the country's most powerful and seemingly impenetrable agencies and companies, and at one point he was on a three-year run from the FBI. Now, though, Mitnick is reformed and is widely regarded as the expert on the subject of computer security. He knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening.

The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

Goodreads: 3.98/5

Get E-book Here : The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data




JavaScript Patterns

What's the best approach for developing an application with JavaScript? This book helps you answer that question with numerous JavaScript coding patterns and best practices. If you're an experienced developer looking to solve problems related to objects, functions, inheritance, and other language-specific categories, the abstractions and code templates in this guide are ideal -- whether you're writing a client-side, server-side, or desktop application with JavaScript.

JavaScript Patterns

Goodreads: 4.17/5

Get E-book Here : JavaScript Patterns


Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

Managing Humans is a selection of the best essays from Michael Lopp's web site, Rands in Repose. Drawing on Lopp's management experiences at Apple, Netscape, Symantec, and Borland, this book is full of stories based on companies in Silicon Valley where people have been known to yell at each other. It is a place full of dysfunctional bright people who are in an incredible hurry to find the next big thing so they can strike it rich and then do it all over again. Among these people are managers, a strange breed of people who through a mystical organizational ritual have been given power over your future and your bank account.

Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

Goodreads: 3.97/5

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Make Your Own Neural Network

A gentle journey through the mathematics of neural networks, and making your own using the Python computer language. Neural networks are a key element of deep learning and artificial intelligence, which today is capable of some truly impressive feats. Yet too few really understand how neural networks actually work.

Make Your Own Neural Network

Goodreads: 4.34/5

Get E-book Here : Make Your Own Neural Network


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Kevin Sengsay

Love Clean Code!
For the people interested in Python, I recommend "Automate the Boring Stuff" It's free and it's a great book for beginners :)

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Rishabh Singh ⚡

Such an amazing compilation! Thank you so much for sharing brother! :D

PS. My favourites from above are Clean Code & Self taught Programmer
Highly recommend these to everyone!

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Rajeev Ranjan

Bro ! thanks for this

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misare

很棒

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Pawan Pawar

Good Post!

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