C-Scene Topic: Books

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If you want to contribute a longer description of a book you are especially fond of, please feel free to do so. If you want to add an entry to the bibliography, please send email in the following format:

<book id="doe:2000">
  <author>John Doe</author>
  <title>A book</title>
  <publisher>A publisher</publisher>
  <comment>Your comments</comment>

What follows is a short bibliography of books that are references in their respective field. Please also consult the other C-Scene topics for further references.

C / C++
James O. Coplien, "Advanced C++ Programming Styles and Idioms".
Addison-Wesley, 1992, ISBN 0-201-54855-0.
Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis M. Ritchie, "The C Programming Language".
Prentice Hall, 1988, 2nd edition, ISBN 0-13-110362-8.
Scott Meyers, "Effective C++ - 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs".
Addison-Wesley, 1992, 206 p., ISBN 0-201-56364-9.
Scott Meyers, "More Effective C++ - 35 New Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs".
Addison-Wesley, 1996, 318 p., ISBN 0-201-63371-X.
David R. Musser, Atul Saini, "STL Tutorial & Reference Guide".
Addison-Wesley, 1996, C++ Programming with the Standard Template Library, ISBN 0-201-63398-1.
Bjarne Stroustrup, "The Design and Evolution of C++".
Addison-Wesley, 1994, ISBN 0-201-54330-3.
Bjarne Stroustrup, "The C++ Programming Language".
Addison-Wesley, 1997, 3rd edition, ISBN 0-201-88954-4.

Judith S. Bowman, "The Practical SQL Handbook - Using Structured Query Language".
Addison Wesley Longman, 1996, 3rd edition, 454 pages, ISBN 0-201-44787-8.
R.G.G. Cattell, "Object Data Management: Object-Oriented and Extended Relational Database Systems".
Addison-Wesley, 1994, ISBN 0-201-54748-1.
R.G.G. Cattell (ed.), "The Object Database Standard (ODMG-93)".
Morgan-Kaufmann, 1994, ISBN 1-55860-302-6.

Project Management
Frederik P. Brooks, Jr., "The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering".
Addison-Wesley, 1995, anniversary edition, ISBN 0-201-83595-9.
Alistair Cockburn, "Surviving Object-Oriented Projects: A Manager's Guide".
Addison Wesley Longman, 1998, 250 pages, ISBN 0-201-49834-0.
Duncan MacVicar, Darwin Throne, "Managing High-Tech Start-Ups".
Butterworth Heinemann, 1992, hardcover, 255 pages, ISBN 0-7506-9247-2.
Steve McConnell, "Rapid Development - Taming Wild Software Schedules".
Microsoft Press, 1996, ISBN 1-55615-900-5.
Steve McConnell, "Software Project Survival Guide".
Microsoft Press, 1998, How to be sure your first important project is not your last, 288 pages, ISBN 1-57231-621-7.

Books about & for Computer Geeks
Ester Dyson, "Release 2.0: A design for living in the digital age".
Broadway Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7679-0011-1.
Katie Hafner, Matthew Lyon, "Where Wizards Stay Up Late - The Origins of the Internet".
Simon & Schuster, 1996, ISBN 0-684-81201-0.
Nicholas Negroponte, "being digital".
Vintage, 1995, 255 pages, ISBN 0-679-76290-6.
Dennis E. Shasha, Cathy A. Lazere, "Out of their Minds - The Lives and Discoveries of 15 Great Computer Scientists".
Copernicus / Springer, 1995, ISBN 0-387-97992-1.

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