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Programming Pearls Programming Pearls (Paperback)
by (shelved 80 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.22 — 5,141 ratings — published 1986
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The Algorithm Design Manual The Algorithm Design Manual (Hardcover)
by (shelved 75 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.28 — 3,113 ratings — published 1997
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Computer Networks Computer Networks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 71 times as computer-science)
avg rating 3.99 — 2,616 ratings — published 1981
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Head First Design Patterns Head First Design Patterns (Paperback)
by (shelved 65 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.20 — 6,995 ratings — published 2004
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Working Effectively with Legacy Code Working Effectively with Legacy Code (Paperback)
by (shelved 47 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.15 — 5,261 ratings — published 2004
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Algorithms Algorithms (Hardcover)
by (shelved 45 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.29 — 2,003 ratings — published 1983
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Pro Git Pro Git (Paperback)
by (shelved 41 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.08 — 2,670 ratings — published 2009
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Machine Learning Machine Learning (Paperback)
by (shelved 39 times as computer-science)
avg rating 3.98 — 903 ratings — published 1986
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Hacker's Delight Hacker's Delight (Hardcover)
by (shelved 38 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.20 — 3,068 ratings — published 2002
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Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution (Paperback)
by (shelved 37 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.16 — 8,857 ratings — published 1984
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Java Concurrency in Practice Java Concurrency in Practice (Paperback)
by (shelved 32 times as computer-science)
avg rating 4.40 — 3,063 ratings — published 2006
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Dennis M. Ritchie
“C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.”
Dennis M. Ritchie

“Worse yet is the rejection of upfront requirements. The basic observation is correct: requirements will change, and are hard anyway to capture at the beginning. In no way, however, does it imply the dramatic conclusion that upfront requirements are useless! What it does imply is that requirements should be subject to change, like all other artifacts on the software process.

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The agile advice here is irresponsible and serious software projects should ignore it.The sound practice is to start collecting requirements at the beginning, produce a provisional version prior to engaging in design, and treat the requirements as a living product that undergoes constant adaptation throughout the project.”
Bertrand Meyer

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