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Books we've read

Engineers at TTS like to read! Here are a few books and other publications that folks have mentioned that they have read in #dev and elsewhere.

  • Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim
  • Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz
  • Debugging Teams: Better Productivity through Collaboration by Brian W. Fitzpatrick
  • The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman
  • Domain-Driven Design Distilled by Vaughn Vernon
  • Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software by Eric Evans
  • The Effective Engineer by Edmond Lau and Bret Taylor
  • Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your User Stories by Gojko Adzic and David Evans
  • The Field Guide to Understanding ‘Human Error’ by Sidney Dekker
  • Inviting Disaster: Lessons From the Edge of Technology by James R. Chiles
  • It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
  • Kill It with Fire: Manage Aging Computer Systems (and Future Proof Modern Ones) by Marianne Bellotti
  • The Manager’s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change by Camille Fournier
  • Monolith to Microservices: Evolutionary Patterns to Transform Your Monolith by Sam Newman
  • The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick Brooks Jr.
  • Prototyping for tiny fingers by Marc Rettig
  • Reflections on Trusting Trust by Ken Thompson
  • Shape Up: Stop Running in Circles and Ship Work that Matters by Ryan Singer
  • Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems by Betsy Beyer, Chris Jones, Jennifer Petoff, and Niall Richard Murphy
  • Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud by Brendan Gregg
  • Threat Modeling: Designing for Security by Adam Shostack
  • Twenty Ways to Split Stories by Bill Wake
  • A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative by Roger von Oech
  • You Reap What You Code by Fred Hebert