C++ Concurrency in Action: Practical Multithreading
Anthony Williams (Manning Publications, Co., 2012, ISBN-13: 978-1-933988-77-1)
This challenging book covers concurrency in C++ but is valuable because it describes many of the problems and pitfalls that can afflict concurrent programs (regardless of language) and explains how to avoid them.
Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
Robert C. Martin (Prentice Hall, 2009, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-235088-4)
This book addresses many of the “tactical” issues in programming: good naming, function design, refactoring, and similar. The book has many ideas that should help any programmer improve their coding style and make their programs more maintainable. (The book’s examples ...