Austin Computer Book Club

August: Functional Thinking

For August we’ll be reading Neil Ford’s 2014 O’Reilly title, Functional Thinking: Paradigm Over Syntax. Rather than focus on specific language features, Functional Thinking looks at a variety of common practices in OOP languages and then shows you how to solve the same problems with a functional language. For instance,

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March: Pragmatic Programmer

Pragmatic Programmer cover

Our book for March will be the 1999 classic, The Pragmatic Programmer – From Journeyman to Master, by Andrew Hunt & David Thomas. Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process — taking a

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