There are plenty of books available for IT professionals but not all can deliver the best of experience for them. Some are better and some are the best. Here we list some of the best books for IT pros.
1. The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes I-IV – By Donald E. Knuth
If you ever walk into library and browse through the computer programming section you will find hundreds of authors and title related to that subject. But even if there are plenty of books none close enough to The Art of Computer Programming by Donald E. Knuth. Even Bill Gates once said, "If you think you're a really good programmer ... read 'Art of Computer Programming'.... You should definitely send me a resume if you can read the whole thing." The author’s approach towards computer programming is such that it offers great understanding of the computer programming.
2. The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering –By Fred Brooks
Released in 1975 for the first time and updated in 1986 ‘The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering’ offers you great set of tools to master the software projects. The book delivers improvement, reliability and simplicity for the readers. People those who want to be an IT professional should considered reading this book.
3. The C Programming Language – By Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie
“C” is the cornerstone for most of the software today. But to champion “C” it is must for IT pros to read the book “The C Programming Language” – By Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie. The books offers its reader best optimum approach to learn C programming. It talks of the coding style, formatting is a very detailed manner. Those who want a good understanding of C programming must read this book.
4. The Soul of a New Machine – By Tracy Kidder
The Pulitzer Prize winning book ‘The Soul of a New Machine’ by Tracy Kidder shows the experiences of a computer engineering team who are out there to design a next-generation computer under a set of highly stressed condition. It offers an insight into the hardship engineer’s have to take while accomplishing their Goal.
5. The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at MIT – By Stewart Brand
Those who are looking for what the future of communication could be should read this book by Stewart Brand. This book talks about the various projects that have been undertaken at MIT Labs.