Book lists for software engineers and architects

I came across this excellent article recently and while the target audience is Software Architects, in my view this is a great book list for anyone who is looking to grow their software engineering skills in general. I often talk to software engineers about reading books as part of their professional development plan (I’ll over this is in a post soon).

What I really like about this list is that it is actually planned with an approach of building on previous books. So you don’t have to follow this exact list, but what you might think about is the importance/value of having a planned set of books/references to build upon rather than just have a random set of books to read.“

I particularly like the approach of introducing the DDD books later in the path.The foundational aspects of the initial books sets up DDD really well.

https://haitham-raik.medium.com/books-for-great-software-architect-34c81fc70e12

Canberra Junior Developer meetup in november – SOLID!!!!!

Junior Dev – Introduction to SOLID Principles of Object Oriented Design

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020, 6:00 PM

21 Software Developers Attending

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Brilliant article about systems thinking

 

Outstanding thoughts by Hanselman giving advice to a young developer. Really great article that I think a lot of developers (should read) …

“… to try not to focus on the syntax of C# and the details of the .NET Framework, and rather to think about the problems that it solves and the system around it.

Do you understand how your system talks to the file system? To the network? Do you understand latency and how it can affect your system? Do you have a general understanding of “the stack” from when your backend gets data from the database makes anglebrackets or curly braces, sends them over the network to a client/browser, and what that next system does with the info?”

https://www.hanselman.com/blog/SystemsThinkingAsImportantAsEverForNewCoders.aspx

Junior Developer Meetup Canberra 14 September

Meetup #3 – CODE and TELL

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017, 5:30 PM

Xero Canberra
Level 2, 10 Rudd Street Canberra, AU

12 Members Attending

We’ll have another exciting meetup – this time feel free to come along with something you’d like to show or talk about (maybe its something you are working on at the moment, ┬ácan you just contact [masked] or [masked] so that we get an idea of how many people will be doing a code and tell)

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