7 Free e-Books Guides for .NET Programmers and Architects

Foundations Of Programming Series Free e-book By Karl Seguin is simple, short and sweet. Especially for "casual" programmers, this'll give a better thought process -- that'll definitely enable them to code better and think better. This book covers ALT.NET Philosophy, Domain Driven Development concepts, DI, TDD etc in a nice way. DownloadMicrosoft Application Architecture Guide, […]

Foundations Of Programming Series Free e-book By Karl Seguin is simple, short and sweet. Especially for "casual" programmers, this'll give a better thought process -- that'll definitely enable them to code better and think better. This book covers ALT.NET Philosophy, Domain Driven Development concepts, DI, TDD etc in a nice way. Download

Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, 2nd Edition is an essential read for any .NET developer or Architect to understand underlying architecture and design principles and patterns for developing successful solutions on Microsoft platform and .NET Framework. Download

Rob Miles C# Yellow Book 2010 is a nice action packed book that takes you through C# and .NET concepts. This book explains C# language and .NET library in general -- with a clear focus on implementation thought process and best practices. Download

Threading in C# is a short, neatly written book from Joe Albahari about Threading in C#. A must read for any .NET programmer to understand more about threading in general, thread pooling, synchronization, Non blocking synchronization, etc. Download From

Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability guide focuses on designing your apps with Performance and scalability in mind. It has sections relevant to architects, developers, testers, and administrators. Download

Applying Design Patterns is a quick introduction towards the thought process of applying design patterns. The objective of the book is to introduce design patterns in a simple way, so that developers can understand some common patterns and how to apply them. Download

RefCardz from DZone has a number of awesome Ref Cardz (Quick reference sheets) on multiple technologies. You can go to DZone -- > RefCardz to browse and download them (after getting a free DZone Id). Here're some:

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