IT books I've read

A list of books I have read in the last few years

Advanced Transact-SQL For SQL Server 2000
Apress 2000 by  Itzik Ben-Gan, Tom Moreau

C# in depth, second Edition
Manning 2010 by  Jon Skeet
It was time to catch up with all new new goodness in C# 2, 3 and 4. I used some of it here and there anyway, but now I have a much better understanding about the new features. Some of it was a bit over my head though.

Code Complete 2nd Edition
Microsoft Press 2004 by  Steve McConnell
A Practical Handbook of Software Construction

HTTP The definite guide
O'Reilly 2002 by  David Gourley / Brian Totty

IIS 6.0 Resource Kit
Microsoft Press 2004 by  Microsoft IIS Team
always useful

IIS 7 Resource Kit
Microsoft Press 2008 by  Microsoft IIS Team
There is so much new in 7, this book tells it all.

Inside C#
Microsoft Press 2001 by  Tom Archer

Joel On Software
APress 2004 by  Joel Spolsky
And on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity

jQuery in Action
Manning 2008 by  Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz
My proper introduction to jQuery, I always come back to this to look things up.

LINQ in Action
Manning 2008 by  Fabrice Marguerie, Steve Eichert, Jim Wooley
this is cool

Mastering Regular Expressions
O'Reilly 2002 by  Jeffrey Friedl
all about Regular Expressions including .Net

Practical Guidelines and Best Practices for Microsoft Visual Basic and Visual C# Developers
Microsoft Press 2005 by  Francesco Balena, Giuseppe Dimauro

Professional ASP.NET 2.0
Wrox 2005 by  Bill Evjen,Scott Hanselman,Farhan Muhammad,Srinivasa Sivakumar,Devin Rader

Professional ASP.NET MVC 2
Wrox 2010 by  Jon Galloway, Scott Hanselman, Phil Haack, Scott Guthrie, Rob Connery
Despite the list of authors, I don't think this deserves the title 'professional' many mistakes all over book. But still a good read to get into MVC.

Programming .NET Components 2nd Edition
O'Reilly 2005 by  Juval Lowy

Programming ASP.NET AJAX
O'Reilly 2007 by  Christian Wenz

Programming The Mobile Web
O'Reilly 2010 by  Maximiliano Firtman
A good general overview of what it takes to create sites for mobile devices.

The Data Model Resource Book
Wiley 1997 by  Len Silverston, William H. Inmon, Kent Graziano

The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications
No Starch Press 2011 by  Michal Zalewski

T-SQL Querying
Microsoft Press 2006 by  Itzik Ben-Gan, Lubor Kollar, Dejan Sarka
Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Windows Internals 5th Edition
MS Press 2009 by  Mark Russinovich and David A. Solomon
I have to admit, I did not read every paragraph, some of it some too deep to me, but there are many things in here good to know for a power user and application developer.

Windows PowerShell in Action
Manning 2007 by  Bruce Payette

Windows Vista Resource Kit
Microsoft Press 2007 by  Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup, Jerry Honeycutt, Ed Wilson, Ralph Ramos, The Windows Vista Team

Word 2010 Inside Out
Microsoft Press 2010 by  Katherine Murray
I havn't read a Word book in ages, so it was good to catch up, a lot of the same old but I also discovered some neat new features. Word wont go away anytime soon if you do serious writing.

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