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The Pragmatic Bookshelf

By programmers for programmers

 
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Android, iPhone, and Mobile Programming (10 titles)

We've got what you need for iOS for Apple's iPhone and iPad and the Android environment for Java-based mobile development.

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Career Development (16 titles)

Develop your career just as carefully as you develop your software. We'll show you how.

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Command Line (8 titles)

The efficient joys at the command line.

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Cool Things for Smart People (7 titles)

Go beyond coding to take care of your body and expand your mind.

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DIY & Hardware (6 titles)

Raspberry Pi, Arduino, embedded systems and more.

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Elixir (2 titles)

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For Beginners (6 titles)

Just starting out? Start here. No previous experience with programming required.

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Gaming (6 titles)

Programming for Games

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Java and JVM Languages (8 titles)

Java-based tools and techniques, and cool languages that run on the JVM.

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Mac, iPhone, and iPad Programming (3 titles)

All things Apple under Mac OS X or iOS for iPhone and iPad.

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Personal Productivity (8 titles)

Personal productivity

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Pragmatic exPress (10 titles)

Short, focused, easy to read, digest, and use.

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Project Management (15 titles)

Project Management

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Ruby and Rails (18 titles)

The home of the original PickAxe book for Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and all things Ruby.

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Seven in Seven (6 titles)

Just as each new spoken language can make you smarter and increase your options, each programming language increases your mental tool kit, adding new abstractions you can throw at each new problem. Knowledge is power. The Seven in Seven series builds on that power across many different dimensions. Each chapter in each book walks you through some nontrivial problem with each language, or database, or web server. These books take commitment to read, but their impact can be profound.

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Technical Practices (12 titles)

Pragmatic approaches to personal and team-wide practices and techniques to make you more effective and productive.

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Testing, Design, and Cloud Computing (15 titles)

Testing shows you how well your design is working. Start here to bake in excellence from the beginning.

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Tools, Frameworks, Languages (43 titles)

Essential tools for version control, testing, and coding, plus major frameworks and languages to help get the job done.

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Web 2.0+ (15 titles)

Welcome to the modern world of web frameworks and standards, CSS3 and HTML5, JavaScript and more.