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Peace Is Every Step
The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Thich Nhat Hanh - 1992-03-01
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Discover how to find inner peace in every moment with this beautifully written book. Filled with commentaries, personal anecdotes, and exercises from a renowned peace activist, this book shows how deep meditative presence is available to everyone, no matter where they are. Learn how to increase self-awareness and mindfulness through conscious breathing, leading to immediate joy and peace. Gain a greater understanding of relationships with others and the world around us, inspiring action for a more peaceful society.
Taylor Otwell
2020-05-29T15:40:23.000Z
Finished this book today. Highly recommended. 🤙      source
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The Manual
A Philosopher's Guide to Life
Epictetus - 2017-04-23
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Discover the ancient philosophy of Stoicism with The Manual. Written by former slave and philosopher Epictetus, this practical guide offers essential teachings on how to relieve human suffering in the present moment. Compiled by Epictetus' closest student, The Manual is the most accessible and actionable guide to Stoic philosophy, relevant then and now. This new edition is written in contemporary English and includes a foreword by Sam Torode. Don't miss out on this valuable life instruction manual.
Taylor Otwell
2019-12-27T00:51:53.000Z
Pound for pound probably the best book I’ve read… check out the “Art Of Living” edition.      source
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Head First Design Patterns
Building Extensible and Maintainable Object-Oriented Software
Eric Freeman - 2004-11-16
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Learn how to solve software design problems with design patterns in this visually rich book. Take advantage of best practices and experience of others, and spend your time on something more challenging and fun. Get to know the patterns that matter, when to use them and why, and how to apply them to your own designs. With a focus on object-oriented design principles, this book will improve your design skills and help you speak the language of patterns with ease. Newly updated and expanded, this book is designed to load patterns into your brain in a way that sticks. Join the thousands of developers who have already improved their skills through this engaging read.
Taylor Otwell
2013-02-04T03:09:18.000Z
@dandr3ss yeah that's a good book... Code Complete is good and super thorough... Head first design patterns also good      source
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Code Complete
A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition
Steve McConnell - 2004-06-09 (first published in 1993)
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This practical guide to programming is considered one of the best out there. The updated and revised edition includes hundreds of new code samples that demonstrate the art and science of software construction. Whether you're a novice or experienced developer, you'll discover effective techniques and principles that will inform and stimulate your thinking, helping you to build high-quality code. Learn how to design for simplicity and creativity, collaborate with others, refactor code safely, debug problems quickly, and build a quality project from start to finish.
Taylor Otwell
2013-02-04T03:09:18.000Z
@dandr3ss yeah that's a good book... Code Complete is good and super thorough... Head first design patterns also good      source
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Jeff Atwood
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The Pragmatic Programmer
Your Journey To Mastery, 20th Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)
David Thomas - 1999-10-20
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"Transform requirements into working, maintainable code that delights users with guidance from The Pragmatic Programmer. Updated with ten new sections and major revisions, this book covers topics from career development to architectural techniques for keeping software code flexible and reusable. Organized with self-contained sections and illustrated with compelling anecdotes and examples, this guide highlights the best practices and major pitfalls of software development. Whether you're new to coding or an experienced programmer, The Pragmatic Programmer's lessons will help you improve productivity, quality, and job satisfaction."
Taylor Otwell
2013-02-04T03:09:18.000Z
@dandr3ss yeah that's a good book... Code Complete is good and super thorough... Head first design patterns also good      source