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Back at it again.

This time I wanted to know what were the most recommended programming books ever 🏆

So I've compiled more than 1200 recommendations from 68 lists and came up with this top 25 most recommended programming books of all-time📕

In short, I've compiled articles from Google search results for queries like "Best programming books" and many of its variations

I scraped all pages using @ScrapingBee, and, with custom rules for every page, extracted 📕 titles

Then deduplication + normalization + ✍ cleaning
A link to the detailed methodology will be put at the end of this thread.

% is the % of the time this book was recommended out of 208 lists.

So if % is 20%, one out of five lists about startups book have talked about this book.
Ok, let's begin, here the top 25 🤓

25: Continuous Delivery by @jezhumble & D.Farley (8.8%)
24: Algorithms by Sedgewick & Wayne (8.8%)
23: The Self-Taught Programmer by @coryalthoff (8.8%)
22: Rapid Development by @stevemconstrux (8.8%)
21: Coders at Work by @peterseibel (10.2%)
20: Domain Driven Design by @ericevans0 (10.2%)
19: The Art of CP by Donald Knuth (10.2%)
18: Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Abelson & co (13.2%)
17: Patterns of Enterprise App. Architecture by @martinfowler (14.7%)
16: Programming Pearls by Jon Bentley(16.1%)
15: PeopleWare by Tom DeMarco & Tim Lister (17.6%)
14: Introduction to Algorithms by TH. Cormen & co (17.6%)
13: Code by Charles Petzold (19.1%)
12: Don't Make Me Think by @skrug (19.1%)
11: Soft Skills by @simpleprogrammr (22%)
10: Cracking the Coding Interview by @gayle (22%)
9: Design Patterns by The Gang of 4 (25%)
8: Working Effectively with Legacy Code by M.Feathers (26.4%)
7: The Clean Coder by Robert Martin (27.9%)
6: The Mythical Man-Month by Fred P.Brooks JR (27.9%)
5: Head First Design Patterns by E.Freeman & co (29.4%)
4: Refactoring by @martinfowler (35%)
3: Code Complete by @stevemconstrux (42%)
2: Clean Code by Robert Martin (66%)
1: The Pragmatic Programmer by @pragdave & @PragmaticAndy (67%)
Fun facts:
- CCC Interview is the most recent book (2015)
- Uncle Bob and @martinfowler are the only authors cited more than once. Congrats!

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