Reading list

Here is my slowly growing collection of online reading resources that I think are worth reading and sharing. I am trying to limit this particular list to things that have had more of a long term impact on me. Most of this is about technology agnostic ideas and methodologies.


#Unix Design Philosophy

Make each program do one thing well. By focusing on a single task, a program can eliminate much extraneous code that often results in excess overhead, unnecessary complexity, and a lack of flexibility.

From the Second tenent

#No Silver Bullet

There is no single development, in either technology or management technique, which by itself promises even one order-of-magnitude improvement within a decade in productivity, in reliability, in simplicity.

FREDERICK P. BROOKS JR.

#Pure UI

'“Loren Ipsum” has had a good run. Let’s replace it with data.'

Guillermo Rauch

#Professor Frisby's Mostly Adequate Guide to Functional Programming

This is a book on the functional paradigm in general.

github.com/MostlyAdequate