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This is a book club for books about technology: programming as well as IT and related areas like design, UI/UX, security, Linux, data science, etc. Please let me know if you are interested in a particular book you would like to read! If it's a book that I cannot commit to at the time, I can still help you post a meetup if you can get a couple others to decide on a book.

Some examples I would like to read eventually:

• Code Complete by Steve McConnell - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Code-Complete-Practical-Handbook-Construction/dp/0735619670)

• The Pragmatic Programmer by Andrew Hunt - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Pragmatic-Programmer-Journeyman-Master/dp/020161622X/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_14_t_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=2N9FGFB8PJQ8GA5R6TSF)

• Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Cracking-Coding-Interview-Programming-Questions/dp/0984782850/ref=sr_1_2?crid=32DJMJNJIREHR&keywords=cracking+the+coding+interview&qid=1555251834&s=books&sprefix=cracking%2Cstripbooks%2C149&sr=1-2)

• Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software by Charles Petzold - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Code-Language-Computer-Developer-Practices-ebook/dp/B00JDMPOK2/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=code&qid=1555251917&s=books&sr=1-1)

• Deep Work by Cal Newport - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Work-Focused-Success-Distracted/dp/1455586692/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Deep+WOrk&qid=1555251863&s=books&sr=1-1)

• Clean Code by Robert Martin - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Clean-Code-Handbook-Software-Craftsmanship/dp/0132350882/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=clean+code&qid=1555251977&s=books&sr=1-2)

• Computer Science Distilled by Wladston Ferreira Filho - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Computer-Science-Distilled-Computational-Problems/dp/0997316020/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=3FWBULS9FROP&keywords=computer+science+distilled&qid=1555252000&s=books&sprefix=computer+science%2Cstripbooks%2C144&sr=1-1-spons&psc=1)

• The Complete Software Developer's Career Guide by John Sonmez - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Software-Developers-Career-Guide/dp/0999081411/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1555251610&sr=8-1-spons)

• Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug (https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Krug/e/B001KHCFUU/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0321965515/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1)

• The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0465050654/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_2?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1)

• Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0465026567/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_7?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1)

• The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0201835959/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_6?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1)

• Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Sonmez - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1617292397/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1)

• 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know by Kevlin Henney - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Things-Every-Programmer-Should-Know/dp/0596809484)

• The Self-Taught Programmer by Cory Althoff - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Self-Taught-Programmer-Definitive-Programming-Professionally-ebook/dp/B01M01YDQA/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1ZFZC46LABWEC&keywords=the+self-taught+programmer&qid=1555252025&s=books&sprefix=the+self-taught+%2Cstripbooks%2C144&sr=1-1)

• Sprint - https://www.thesprintbook.com

But those are just some ideas!

Others have suggested:

Code Simplicity: The Fundamentals of Software by Max Kanat-Alexander - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Code-Simplicity-Fundamentals-Max-Kanat-Alexander-ebook-dp-B007NZU848/dp/B007NZU848/ref=mt_kindle?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=)

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future - Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Zero-One-Notes-Startups-Future/dp/0804139296)

Upcoming events (1)

Clean Code by Robert C. Martin

Westport Coffee House

Join us for the next book we will be reading in the KC Tech Book Club! We will be reading Clean Code by Robert C. Martin ("Uncle Bob"). Considered a classic and must-read book for any aspiring programmer. This will be the 2nd and last meetup for Clean Code unless people want to do another one. Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Clean-Code-Handbook-Software-Craftsmanship/dp/0132350882 Feel free to still come if you haven't read the book or just read parts of it or read it years ago and can't remember anything about it. It will be a very laid-back discussion format. Should be fun!

Past events (3)

Clean Code by Robert C. Martin

Westport Coffee House

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