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What book taught you most about being a good programmer?

Survey period: 8 Jul 2013 to 15 Jul 2013

A totally open ended question this week. Please just enter the full title of the book, and post any explanatory comments in the survey's discussion forum.

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Rahul Rajat Singh8-Jul-13 2:53
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embix8-Jul-13 4:06
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Andreas Gieriet8-Jul-13 5:02
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Dave Kreskowiak9-Jul-13 5:02
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GeneralCLR via C# by Jeffrey Ritcher Pin
Mohammed Hameed8-Jul-13 0:53
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Dave Kreskowiak9-Jul-13 5:03
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Mohammed Hameed9-Jul-13 9:02
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GeneralSinclair ZX Spectrum BASIC Programming Pin
Keith Barrow8-Jul-13 0:25
professionalKeith Barrow8-Jul-13 0:25 
OK, not the most inspirational book out there, I couldn't quote a single line of code from it. What it did do was get me started in programming and teach me the basics of variables, conditional branching etc (even if I wouldn't have called them these), all when I was 8/9 years old. It also taught me the world of pain that is goto/gosub, not that you had much option on the speccy.
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John M. Drescher8-Jul-13 2:33
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Nagy Vilmos8-Jul-13 6:53
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AlexCode8-Jul-13 13:37
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GeneralGoogle Rocks!!! Pin
Siddhesh Patankar8-Jul-13 0:03
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GeneralInternet Pin
thatraja7-Jul-13 23:49
professionalthatraja7-Jul-13 23:49 
GeneralThe AWK Programming Language Pin
jonburne7-Jul-13 22:20
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Generalgood book Pin
Dennis E White7-Jul-13 19:25
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