Essential Programming Books

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

See also:
Essential Programming Books
Essential Books of Computer Science
Most popular Computer Science Books on Goodreads
Software Craftsmanship
1

by
4.32 avg rating — 17,008 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
2

by
4.43 avg rating — 9,574 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
3

by
4.40 avg rating — 16,370 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
4

by
4.19 avg rating — 10,230 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
5

by
4.30 avg rating — 8,644 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
6

by
4.34 avg rating — 8,068 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
7

by
4.46 avg rating — 4,302 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
8

by
4.25 avg rating — 7,243 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
9

by
4.03 avg rating — 12,148 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
10

by
4.49 avg rating — 730 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
11

by
4.28 avg rating — 6,829 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
12

by
4.09 avg rating — 3,762 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
13

by
4.23 avg rating — 8,145 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
14

by
4.28 avg rating — 7,517 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
15

by
4.14 avg rating — 4,073 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
16

by
4.08 avg rating — 2,837 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
17

by
4.28 avg rating — 1,863 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
18

by
4.13 avg rating — 1,926 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
19

by
4.08 avg rating — 3,731 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
20

by
4.23 avg rating — 1,265 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
21

by
4.16 avg rating — 4,395 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
22

by
4.41 avg rating — 1,515 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
23

by
4.24 avg rating — 3,791 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
24

by
3.93 avg rating — 647 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
25

by
4.35 avg rating — 2,376 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
25

by
4.40 avg rating — 3,164 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
27

by
4.25 avg rating — 1,196 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
28

by
4.19 avg rating — 2,276 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
29

by
4.11 avg rating — 3,476 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
30

by
4.04 avg rating — 1,952 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
31

by
4.11 avg rating — 1,849 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
32

by
4.18 avg rating — 3,806 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
33

by
3.97 avg rating — 2,787 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
34

by
3.98 avg rating — 1,840 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
35

by
3.93 avg rating — 914 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
36

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 238 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
37

by
4.12 avg rating — 3,237 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
38

by
4.32 avg rating — 1,645 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
39

by
4.15 avg rating — 79,598 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
40

by
4.05 avg rating — 2,264 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
41

by
4.30 avg rating — 602 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
42

by
4.33 avg rating — 1,775 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
43

by
4.30 avg rating — 2,137 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
44

by
3.87 avg rating — 774 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
45

by
4.26 avg rating — 2,718 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
46

by
4.11 avg rating — 458 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
47

by
3.72 avg rating — 510 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
48

by
4.07 avg rating — 685 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
49

by
3.84 avg rating — 267 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
50

by
4.32 avg rating — 788 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
51

by
4.05 avg rating — 1,398 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
52

by
4.40 avg rating — 7,567 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
53

by
4.51 avg rating — 1,033 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
54

by
4.23 avg rating — 1,835 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
55

by
4.23 avg rating — 160 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
56

by
3.66 avg rating — 1,743 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
57

by
4.04 avg rating — 258 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
58

by
3.84 avg rating — 2,114 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
59

by
3.99 avg rating — 130 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
60

by
4.31 avg rating — 36 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
61

by
3.68 avg rating — 25 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
62

by
4.10 avg rating — 1,303 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
63

by
4.15 avg rating — 2,465 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
64

by
4.09 avg rating — 3,454 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
65

by
4.21 avg rating — 1,108 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
66

by
4.03 avg rating — 663 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
67

by
3.94 avg rating — 1,535 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
67

by
4.22 avg rating — 922 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
69

by
4.16 avg rating — 549 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
70

by
3.96 avg rating — 932 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
71

by
4.39 avg rating — 197 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
72

by
4.54 avg rating — 2,502 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
73

by
4.14 avg rating — 320 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
74

by
4.18 avg rating — 2,959 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
75

by
3.23 avg rating — 65 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
76

by
3.52 avg rating — 183 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
77

by
3.58 avg rating — 101 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
77

by
3.35 avg rating — 60 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
79

by
4.16 avg rating — 8,606 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
80

by
3.87 avg rating — 428 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
81

by
4.72 avg rating — 4,226 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
82

by
4.40 avg rating — 623 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
83

by
3.92 avg rating — 573 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
84

by
4.06 avg rating — 61,697 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
85

by
4.20 avg rating — 1,685 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
86

by
4.02 avg rating — 1,210 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
87

by
4.18 avg rating — 807 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
88

by
4.04 avg rating — 163 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
89

by
4.54 avg rating — 712 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
90

by
3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
91

by
3.38 avg rating — 32 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
91

by
4.16 avg rating — 296 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
91

by
3.62 avg rating — 64 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
94

by
3.68 avg rating — 194 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
95

by
3.96 avg rating — 113 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
96

by
4.34 avg rating — 77 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
96

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
96

by
3.83 avg rating — 69 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
96

by
3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
100

by
4.33 avg rating — 1,527 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
flag this list (?)
166 books · 480 voters · list created August 4th, 2008 by deleted user.
752 likes · 
Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.


Michael 2834 books
91 friends
Allocius 83 books
4 friends
Jami 2339 books
57 friends
notv 5023 books
8 friends
Shivanand 424 books
69 friends
Joseph 609 books
41 friends
Rachid 141 books
1 friend
Mywebclip 13 books
2 friends

More voters…


Comments Showing 1-2 of 2 (2 new)

dateDown arrow    newest »

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


back to top