Essential Programming Books

This will be a list of books deemed fundamental to the art of programming and will include books for various languages.

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message 1: by Jayson (new)

Jayson Virissimo Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen seems to be listed twice.


message 2: by Irakli (new)

Irakli Iremashvili Nice list. Thanks for creating it


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