Jeff Atwood

19 Jeff Atwood Recommended Books

Jeff Atwood is a tech industry figurehead, known for his work as a co-founder of Stack Overflow, a question-and-answer site for programmers. He is also a Coding Horror blogger, and a regular speaker at technology conferences. Jeff was named one of the top 25 influencers in the software development industry by SD Times in 2011.

19 Books recommended by Jeff Atwood

Beautiful Evidence

Beautiful Evidence

Author :Edward R. Tufte

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Jeff Atwood recommended this book on his blog. [Source]

Visual Explanations

Visual Explanations

Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

Author :Edward R. Tufte

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"Essential." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

59 Seconds

59 Seconds

Change Your Life in Under a Minute

Author :Richard Wiseman

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"Highly recommend." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

About Face

About Face

The Essentials of Interaction Design

Author :Alan Cooper

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"A fantastically useful book; I've used whole chapters as guides for projects I worked on." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Don't Make Me Think

Don't Make Me Think

A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability

Author :Steve Krug

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"The single best book on usability I've ever read." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Programming Pearls

Programming Pearls

Author :Jon Bentley

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"The collective wisdom of many journeyman coders distilled into succinct, digestible columns." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Masters of Doom

Masters of Doom

How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture

Author :David Kushner

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"Please read [this book]. It's such a great book." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

The Mythical Man-Month

The Mythical Man-Month

Essays on Software Engineering

Author :Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

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"Arguably the only classic book in our field. If you haven't read it, shame on you." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Code Complete

Code Complete

A Practical Handbook of Software Construction

Author :Steve McConnell

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"The very act of reading this book already sets you apart from probably ninety percent of your fellow developers. In a good way." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

The Inmates Are Running the Asylum

The Inmates Are Running the Asylum

Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity

Author :Alan Cooper

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"This is the book that introduced the world to the concept of personas." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Designing Web Usability

Designing Web Usability

Author :Jakob Nielsen

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"A full-on web usability primer." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

The Design of Everyday Things

The Design of Everyday Things

Author :Don Norman

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"Will give you a new appreciation of the 'devil in the details.'" - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Regular Expressions Cookbook

Regular Expressions Cookbook

Author :Jan Goyvaerts

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"I may be a card carrying member of the 'Keep It Simple Stupid' club, but I'm making a meteor sized exception for regular expressions." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

The Pragmatic Programmer

The Pragmatic Programmer

From Journeyman to Master

Author :Andrew Hunt

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"Instead of worrying about code, the authors boiled down all the practical approaches that they've found to work in the real world into this one book." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Peopleware

Peopleware

Productive Projects and Teams

Author :Tom DeMarco

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"If you've ever seen the performance of an all-star sports team suffer due to poor coaching, you'll appreciate this book." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Envisioning Information

Envisioning Information

Author :Edward R. Tufte

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Jeff Atwood recommended this book on his blog. [Source]

Top 10 Games You Can Play In Your Head, By Yourself

Top 10 Games You Can Play In Your Head, By Yourself

Author :J. Theophrastus Bartholomew

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"This book is *profoundly* weird... next level galaxy brain weird. I mean that as a compliment!" - Jeff Atwood [Source]

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Author :Edward R. Tufte

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"Essential." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

Rapid Development

Rapid Development

Taming Wild Software Schedules

Author :Steve McConnell

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"The epiphany offered in this book is that making mistakes is good– so long as they are all new, all singing, all dancing mistakes." - Jeff Atwood [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What books does Jeff Atwood recommend?

Jeff Atwood recommends a variety of books, including The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman, Peopleware: Productive Project by Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister, and The Lean Startup by Eric Ries.

No, Jeff Atwood recommends a wide array of books ranging from fictional novels to technical books.

Jeff Atwood recommends these books because he believes they are invaluable resources to learn and develop different skills. He believes these books provide insight into topics such as design, leadership, product development, and entrepreneurship.

Yes, depending on the book, Jeff Atwood recommends certain versions, including paperback, e-book, and audiobook.

You can purchase the books recommended by Jeff Atwood on a variety of websites, including Amazon and online bookstores. You may also be able to check them out from your local library.