Top books I’ve read this year: Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble by Dan Lyons This one is super funny and you once you start it, you can’t stop it. A Newsweek journalist after being laid off (in his early 50s), gets a job in the marketing department of a start-up. Being the oldest (but also the most experienced and …sane) he’s trying to find himself in the world of buzzwords where experience and good ideas lose with incopetence and bumptiousness.
As probably I own all popular books about Elixir, I decided to give some rating to them. My criteria: no waffling complete code samples (easy to follow, complete code without assumptions that reader aleady added some parts of the code) readable font Programming Elixir by Dave Thomas Everything you need to know to start working with Elixir. No boring intrussions. Focused. I’m still getting updates for my ebook from The Pragmatic Programmers.
Top books I’ve read this year: Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy What’s remarable about this book …is that it’s telling you nothing you wouldn’t know already but it actually helps yout to turn this knowledge into action. Even the book is written the way that keeps you focused on the topic (only 144 pages, no long chapters).