Must-read books for developers

I took this list from Steve Smith’s post in LinkedIn. Most are my favorite books which I strongly recommend you also should read.

  1. Clean Code
  2. Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#
  3. Working Effectively with Legacy Code
  4. Code Complete
  5. Domain-Driven Design
  6. Applying Domain-Driven Design and Patterns
  7. Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit
  8. Extreme Programming Explained
  9. Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Tech Business
  10. The Agile Samurai
  11. The Art of Agile Development
  12. The Mythical Man-Month
  13. 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know
  14. Test-Driven Development: By Example
  15. The Art of Unit Testing
  16. Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests
  17. Head First Design Patterns
  18. Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture
  19. HTML Dog
  20. Don’t Make Me Think
  21. Slack
  22. The Clean Coder
  23. The Pragmatic Programmer

K-MUG DevConfluence 2017 @ Trivandrum on 25 Feb 2017

Agenda:

08:45 AM – 09:30 AM

Registration, Community Updates, Networking

09:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Inauguration Ceremony

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Keynote Address

Annie Mathew, Director, Audience Marketing, Microsoft

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Coffee Break

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Session on Cognitive Services

TBD

12:15 PM – 01:15 PM

Why is the Javascript language the way it is ?

Praseed Pai

01:15 PM – 02:00 PM

Lunch Break

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM

HoloLens – Get Mixed with Reality

Abhilash Ashok

03:00 PM – 03:30 PM

Introduction to Xamarin

Safil Sunny

03:30 PM – 04:15 PM

Getting Started With ASP.NET Core – Hands on Session -Part 1

Amal Dev

04:15 PM – 04:30 PM

Coffee Break

04:30 PM – 05:30 PM

Getting Started With ASP.NET Core – Hands on Session – Part 2

Amal Dev

05:30 PM – 05:45 PM

Closing Ceremony

More details and registration: http://devconf2017.k-mug.net/

InfoQ : Conversation Patterns for Software Professionals

This book includes a set of cut-and-dried techniques for improving your cooperation with the business. The main goal of this publication is to give you two key skills: discovering the business needs and managing the conversation in a way that will enable you to collect precise and useful information.

Download the free 87 page ebook from here – https://www.infoq.com/minibooks/conversation-patterns

K-MUG : Microsoft TechDay Kochi – X’Mas Edition 2016 on 17Dec2016

More details and registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/k-mug-techday-dec-2016-registration-30187710254

Agenda

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM – Networking and Community Updates
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM – Introduction to Angular 2 – Leo P Joy
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM – Introduction to DevOps – Praveen Nair
11:15 AM – 11:25 AM – Tea Break and Networking
11:25 AM – 12:00 PM – Basic of ASP.NET MVC – Tinu
12:00 PM – 12:40 PM – Unit Testing on .NET Core – Anuraj
12:40 PM – 1 PM – Ask Experts – Q&A Session

Venue

Orion India Systems Pvt. Ltd
2nd Floor, LuLu Cyber Tower
Infopark, Kakkanad, Kochi
India, 682042