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35 bookmarks. First posted by geetarista 14 days ago.


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books  long  ycombinator 
8 days ago by mikele
This is pretty much what I want. Workshops or books that kind of lead the readers to making and crafting things and thus learning something in the process.

Lot of good stuff, and nand2tetris is even mentioned here. But I also saw stuff on how cars work, raytracing in a weekend, SQL, and AI techniques. This is cool.
books  learning  programming 
12 days ago by shurane
I recently finished this phenomenal book called "Building Enterprise JavaScript Applications":

https://www.packtpub.com/web-development/building-enterprise-javascript-applications

Which takes the reader from zero to building a non-trivial production fullstack application with JavaScript. I also recommend "Building Git". The title is self-explanatory:
javascript  tutorial  hn 
14 days ago by 1luke2
Some highlights:
- masterywithsql.com
- nand2tetris.org
- interpreterbook.com / Modern Compiler Implementation using ML / craftinginterpreters.com / compilerbook.com
- Paradigms of AI Programming
- SICP / Land of Lisp
- mlpowered.com/book
- 500 lines or less from The Architecture of Open Source Applications http://aosabook.org/en/index.html
learning  programming  education  guides  tutorials  list  practice  engineering  software  development 
14 days ago by tobym
Internal Combustion Engines by Ganeson
Learning 
14 days ago by iZac