In the field of software management, very few books can rival Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams this legendary classic. As a long-standing bestseller, it makes a deep insight that the biggest problem in the process of software development does not lie in technology, but in person; and appeals to managers to give software developers full freedom and trust. Anyone who needs to manage software projects or organizations can benefit a lot from this book.
In the field of software development, almost no other books can be like The Mythical Man-Month, which has such far-reaching influence and remains popular. It has been a unique masterpiece that IT practitioners such like software developer, software project manager, software system analyst must read.
MySQL: Developer's Library is a real classic masterpiece about MySQL. It introduces the basic knowledge of MySQL as well as MySQL's unique features different from other database systems in all directions. Especially, it focuses on how to efficiently use and administer MySQL database, as well how to write MySQL-based programs in C, Perl (using DBI), and PHP (using PDO).
Design Patterns (written by 4 internationally recognized experts in the field of object-oriented software design) has become one bible or must-have dictionary for object-oriented technicist. 23 patterns with the most valuable experiences it summarized and concluded from OOD have become the essential basic knowledge and vocabularies of software development technology exchange.
The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist is the winner of Turing Award, father of software engineering and author of The Mythical Man-Month Frederick P. Brooks's another masterpiece - specially designed to reveal the essence of software designing!