A lot of new developers often ask me what books I own. While I don’t think a book is worth much in respect to actaully learning a field; it is a fantastic tool to give some direction and learn cool tricks you may not otherwise think of on your own.

JMP

Programming

  • 3D Game Programming with DirectX 11
  • A Tour of C++
  • Beginning C++ Through Game Programming
  • C A reference Manual
  • C++ Primer Plus
  • Engineering Software
  • Expert C Programming
  • Extreme C
  • Foundations of Game Engine Development
  • i386 Wolfenstein 3D
  • i486 Doom
  • Making Games for the NES
  • Mathematics and Physics for Programmers
  • Network Programming With C
  • Starting Out With C++
  • The Art of Assembly Language
  • The Art of Computer Programming Volumes 1-6
  • The C Programming Language
  • The Standard C Library
  • Thinking Low Level Writing High Level
  • Understanding The Machine

Computer science theory

  • Clean Code
  • Design Patterns
  • Networking for Dummies
  • Refactoring
  • The Pragmatic Programmer

Operating system development

  • Compiler Design in C
  • Developing Your Own 32-Bit Operating System
  • FYSOS: The Graphical User Interface
  • FYSOS: Input and Output Devices
  • Operating Systems - Design and Implementation

Books from the 70’s and 80’s

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • CMOS Databook
  • How to Design & Build Electronic Instrumentation
  • How to Design & Build Your Own Custom TV Games
  • Programmer’s Guide to LISP
  • Projects in Machine Intelligence For Your Home Computer
  • RF & Digital Test Equipment You Can Build
  • Understanding Solid-State Electronics

Electronics

  • Basic Electricity
  • Make: Electronics
  • Practical Electronics for Inventors

Mathematics

  • Algebra II for Dummies
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Physics I for Dummies
  • Pre-Calculus for Dummies
  • Probability for Dummies
  • The Cartoon Guide to Calculus
  • The Elements
  • The Magic of Math
  • Trigonometry for Dummies

General Education

  • Business Adventures
  • Economics
  • General Chemestry
  • How Things Work I-IV
  • Men Of Mathematics
  • PoC GTFO
  • The History of Philosophy

Biographies

  • No Ordinary Genius (Richard Feynman)
  • What Do You Care What Other People Think (Richard Feynman)