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Suggested Reading

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The following resources may be of interest to project members coming up to speed with some background reading.

Feel free to suggest new material, but please be judicious -- sometimes too many choices is worse than too few, and my goal is to only highlight the canonical works.


C#

Books

  • C# 4.0 in a Nutshell (Albahari and Albahari)
  • C# Annotated Standard (Jagger, Perry, and Sestoft)
  • Programming C# 3.0 (Liberty and Xie)
  • Books not recommended (mpg's opinions only)
    • Design patterns in C# (Metsker)

Specifications

 


VB.NET

Books

  • CLR via C# (Richter)
  • Framework Design Guidelines (Cwalina and Abrams)

WPF

Books

  • WPF Recipes in C# (Noble, Burton, and Jones)
  • Programming WPF (Sells and Griffiths)
  • Advanced MVVM (Josh Smith) - note this is not a "book" per se, it is more like a ~50 page article
  • Books not recommended (mpg's opinions only)
    • Applications = Code + Markup (Petzold)

Articles


Computational Geometry

Books

  • Computational Geometry - Algorithms and Applications
    • Marc de Berg, Otfried Cheong, Marc van Kreveld, Marc Ordermars | Springer ISBN 978-3-540-77973-5

Blogs


Open Standards


Software Architecture

Books


 

Thanks to mpg for making the bulk of the original contributions to this reading list.

Last edited Mar 15, 2011 at 5:01 PM by danames, version 13