Programming experience up for grabs

12 great guides, 12 great prices

Site Offer This week at The Register bookshop, we've offering you the opportunity to get up to speed..and beyond, with 12 unbeatable bestselling programming titles, all designed to ensure your developer skills are spot on.

The authors of these guides have years of inside knowledge, wisdom and practical experience to pass on to you.

All titles are discounted by 30% so go on, give yourself a head start.....for less.

  1. Pragmatic Programmer, The
    RRP £28.99 - Reg price - £20.29 - Saving £8.70 (30%)
    Written as a series of self-contained sections and filled with entertaining anecdotes, thoughtful examples, and interesting analogies, The Pragmatic Programmer illustrates the best practices and major pitfalls of many different aspects of software development.
  2. Design Patterns
    RRP £41.99 - Reg price - £29.39 - Saving £12.60 (30%)
    Capturing a wealth of experience about the design of object-oriented software, four top-notch designers present a catalogue of simple and succinct solutions to commonly occurring design problems.
  3. Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL, The
    RRP £41.99 - Reg price - £29.39 - Saving £12.60 (30%)
    Includes extensive real-world Transact-SQL sample code and practical exercises. Tutorial section walks through the entire development process, from inception to deployment and beyond.
  4. Refactoring
    RRP £37.99 - Reg price - £26.59 - Saving £11.40 (30%)
    In Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code, renowned object technology mentor Martin Fowler breaks new ground, demystifying these master practices and demonstrating how software practitioners can realize the significant benefits of this new process.
  5. Extreme Programming Explained
    RRP £22.99 - Reg price - £16.09 - Saving £6.90 (30%)
    You may love extreme programming, or you may hate it, but Extreme Programming Explained will force you to take a fresh look at how you develop software
  6. Advanced UNIX Programming
    RRP £34.99 - Reg price - £24.49 - Saving £10.50 (30%)
    Since 1985, the one book to have for mastering UNIX application programming has been Rochkind's Advanced UNIX Programming. Now completely updated, the second edition remains the choice for up-to-the-minute, in-depth coverage of the essential system-level services of the UNIX family of operating systems.
  7. Unix Network Programming, Volume 1
    RRP £55.99 - Reg price - £39.19 - Saving £16.80 (30%)
    Since 1990, network programmers have turned to one source for the insights and techniques they need: W. Richard Stevens' UNIX Network Programming. Now, there's an edition specifically designed for today's challenges--and tomorrow's.
  8. Database Design for Mere Mortals®
    RRP £37.99 - Reg price - £26.59 - Saving £11.40 (30%)
    Presents a platform-independent tutorial to the basic principles of relational database design, written in a down-to-earth jargon-free style.
  9. C Programming Language
    RRP £31.95 - Reg price - £22.37 - Saving £9.58 (30%)
    This book will teach the reader how to program in C. It is the definitive reference guide, now in a second edition.
  10. Linux Programming by Example
    RRP £31.99 - Reg price - £22.39 - Saving £9.60 (30%)
    The perfect introduction to Linux programming fundamentals for developers new to Linux--ideal for Windows programmers making the switch.
  11. Thinking in Java
    RRP £39.99 - Reg price - £27.99 - Saving £12.00 (30%)
    Thinking in Java has earned raves from programmers worldwide for its extraordinary clarity, careful organization, and small, direct programming examples.
  12. Core PHP Programming
    RRP £35.99 - Reg price - £25.19 - Saving £10.80 (30%)
    The authoritative guide to PHP 5. Master PHP 5, the easy, high-performance solution for enterprise-class Web development.

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