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  1. How to be a Programmer
  2. Basic Linux and Unix bibliography from The Linux Reading List HOWTO
  3. first four chapters of Who's Afraid of C++? online (written in 1996; the newer, expanded edition is called "C++: A Dialog")
  4. Tips for a Successful MSFT Presentation
  5. Save time! Snippet Compiler

Books I plan to look at:

  • The New Hacker's Dictionary
  • The Pragmatic Programmer
  • Code Complete
  • Rapid Development
  • Extreme Programming Explained
  • Common Lisp, the Language
  • UNIX Power Tools
  • Linux in a Nutshell
  • Running Linux
  • Java Virtual Machine
  • Medical informatics : computer applications in health care and biomedicine / editors, Edward H. Shortliffe, Leslie E. Perreaul
  • Pair Programming Illuminated [see the appendix on learning a language in pairs]
    rate 1st/2nd chapters?
    Also see BFR's Books on the Shelf

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