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    Ubiquitious book names in the Computer Programming World
    PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 7:03 am Reply with quote
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    K&R, The C Programming Language by Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie
    The Dinosaur Book, Operating System Concepts by Abraham Silberschatz
    Knuth's never-ending story, The Art of Computer Programming, by Donald Knuth
    The White Book, Introduction To Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, and Cliff Stein
    P&H, Computer Organization and Design The Hardware/Software Interface by David Patterson John Hennessy
    The Illustrated's. TCP/IP Illustrated Series by W. Richard Stevens
    The Rainbow series. U.S. DOD Computer Security Series

    While not as entrenched in the basics of Computers, the name is no less ubiquitous:

    The Camel Book, Programming Perl By Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, Jon Orwant
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    PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 7:15 am Reply with quote
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    (Back off man, I'm a scientist!)

    Many of these can be found in the Jargon File:

    If this is blocked, try this site:

    Aluminum Book
    Common Lisp: The Language by Guy Steele
    ISBN: 0131515071

    Blue Book
    PostScript(R) Language Tutorial and Cookbook by Adobe Systems Inc.
    ISBN: 0201101793
    Smalltalk-80: The Language and its Implementation by Adele Goldberg
    ISBN: 0201113716
    OpenGL(R) Reference Manual by David Schreiner
    ISBN: 0201657651

    Camel Book
    Programming Perl by Wall, Chistiansen, and Orwant
    ISBN: 0596000278

    Cinderella Book
    Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages and Computation by John Hofcroft and Jeffrey Ullman
    ISBN: 020102988X

    Devil Book
    The Design and Implementation of the 4.3BSD UNIX Operating System by Leffler
    ISBN: 0201061961

    Dragon Book (Red and Green)
    Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools by Aho, Ullman, and Sethi
    ISBN: 0201100886
    Principles of Compiler Design by Aho and Ullman
    ISBN: 0201000229

    Green Book
    PostScript(R) Language Program Design by Adobe Systems Inc.
    ISBN: 0201143968
    Smalltalk-80: Bits of History, Words of Advice by Glen Krasner
    ISBN: 0201116693

    Orange Book
    Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria, DOD standard 5200.28-STD, December, 1985
    Pink Shirt Book
    The Peter Norton Programmer's Guide to the IBM PC by Peter Norton
    ISBN: 0914845462

    Purple Book
    UNIX System V Interface Definition
    ISBN: 0201582252

    Red Book
    Postscript Language Reference Manual by Adobe Systems Inc.
    ISBN: 0201101742
    Smalltalk-80: The Interactive Programming Environment by Adele Goldberg
    ISBN: 0201113724
    ISO 9945-1 Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) -- Part 1: Base Definitions
    "The Ugly Red Book That Won't Fit On The Shelf"
    OpenGL Programming Guide by David Schreiner ISBN: 0321173481

    Silver Book
    Pascal User Manual and Report by Kathleen Jensen

    White Book
    Adobe Type 1 Font Format
    ISBN: 0201570440

    Wizard Book
    Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Abelson and Sussman
    ISBN: 0262010771

    Yellow Book
    The New Hacker's Dictionary by Eric Raymond
    ISBN: 0262680920

    K&R Book
    AKA Bible - Old Testament

    The C Programming Language by Kernighan and Ritchie
    ISBN: 0131101633
    Bible - New Testament
    The C Programming Language, 2nd Edition by Kernighan and Ritchie
    ISBN: 0131103709

    Other "Bibles"
    Unix Programming Environment by Kernighan and Pike
    ISBN: 0139376992
    The C++ Programming Language by Stroustrup
    ISBN: 0201700735
    Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach by Russell and Norvig
    ISBN: 0137903952
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