- +David Herman
, +Paul Irish
- Language and coding patterns are an incredibly useful way to benefit from reusable solutions to problems we face when developing with any language. In this book, +Stoyan Stefanov
- +Axel Rauschmayer
- +Marc Wandschneider
's guide to learning Node is concise, walks through building a fully functional application through the course of his book and touches on testing, deployment and performance considerations. I would pair this with a read of Substack's Streams handbook
for good measure.Power-up Your Front-end Development With Grunt
by +Belén Albeza
- probably one of the best beginners books. If you haven't heavily invested time into learning the language just yet, check this book out. It's filled with a number of funny (at times, unexpected) introductions to examples and isn't as overwhelming as other alternatives.
There are other really good books such as: +Cody Lindley
for those into TDD.
Remember that whilst reading about programming languages is important, there's no replacement for getting stuck right into the deep end and actually writing code. You may appreciate that tip more in the long-term ; )
Cheers! - Addy