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.NET, iOS, and Java Architecture and Development Book Recommendations for 2013

Another year has gone by. Merry X-mas and Happy New Year everyone. It is time to update my book recommendation blog.

This year's list will have a few new book topics added to list. I have ventured in iOS, Java, Android and Windows Store development, so along with all the usual Microsoft topics you will find recommendations for those topics as well.

There have been a ton of books come out this year both good and bad. Be sure to check out the Shiny Turds book section which lists books that do not Cut the Mustard *-Do not Buy-* section. It is the last in the list. 

These are all books I have read or have on pre-order (based on previous editions) and plan to use when they are released in the very near future.  I have reviewed a lot of them here on this blog and on Amazon.

Software Process Engineering

Product Line Engineering

Enterprise and Software Architecture

SOA: Service Oriented Architecture

XCode, iOS, C, and Objective-C

Coding Guidelines

Java and Android



Brownfield Development

Performance and Scalability


.NET 4.5, Windows Store Development, and TFS

.NET 4.0 and VSTS 2010


HTML5, ASP.NET, AJAX, MVC, and Silverlight

SQL Server and T-SQL

Shiny Turds Books that do not Cut the Mustard *-Do not Buy-*

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