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Functional JavaScript by Michael Fogus

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Appendix B. Annotated Bibliography

Papers/Books/Blog Posts/Talks

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson, Gerald Jay Sussman, and Julie Sussman (MIT Press, 1996)

This book is among the most influential programming books ever written. Every page is a gem and every other sentence worthy of highlight. It moves very quickly through the material and requires focused attention and study—but it’s well worth the effort.

Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change by Kent Beck (Addison-Wesley, 1999)

An engaging book that elucidates the tenets of a revolution in programming.

Introduction to Functional Programming by Richard J. Bird and Philip Wadler (Prentice Hall, 1998)

I prefer the first edition.

Closure: The Definitive Guide by Michael Bolin (O’Reilly, 2010)

Bolin’s ideas on JavaScript pseudo-classical inheritance have been very influential to my own style.

JavaScript Allongé by Reginald Braithwaite (Leanpub, 2013)

I was fortunate enough to read an early draft of Reg’s great book and think it would make a nice follow-up to my book. Functional JavaScript turned up to 11.

JavaScript: The Good Parts by Douglas Crockford (O’Reilly, 2008)

Crockford’s book is like a well-written, beautifully shot horror movie. It’s the Suspiria of programming books. It’ll give you nightmares, but you won’t be able to look away.

An Introduction to Database Systems by C.J. Date (Addison-Wesley, 2003)

A must-read.

SQL and Relational Theory: How to Write Accurate SQL Code by C.J. Date (O’Reilly, 2011) ...

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