9 Must Read Articles For Programmers

We have long been talking about the ebooks that are must-read for designers and developers, but not much has been discussed about the articles that will make programmers learn a great deal. There are many developers/programmers that every now and then come up with the articles that focus on making their peer group learn and follow the easy steps to get the desired/aim at results.

So, for today we chose this topic to be talked about thereby helping you all with the websites where various useful articles have been published to help all your programmers out there the best way possible. I personally loved the topic of the day as I know it might be the best way out for many of you out there to learn miscellaneous things in a short span of time. Besides, if you are stuck somewhere, I guess checking these helpful articles written in simplest and easy understandable way will enlighten you by providing the best possible know-ho on the particular topic.

So, check must read programming articles and if you wish to go ahead reading them till the end, click on the link and go ahead. Also, do not forget to check out our other article featuring all the best free Machine Learning ebooks.

1. The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets

Written by Joel Spolsky founder of “The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)”  long back, this article promises to make developers learn smarter way. It easily makes them understand what is unicode, what is character encoding, how characters are represented using bytes and many more.

2. What should Every Programmer know about Security?

Security is a topic that ranges from encryption/decryption, SSL, web security, obfuscation, authentication, authorization and much more. If any of you programmer out there wants to learn the basic minimum knowledge, learn how to write exploit code, then this is the apt pick for you all. Without knowing how systems are exploited attaining knowledge about patching code is meaningless. Follow the secure Java coding practices provided by fortify, PMP and other static code analysis providers and learn everything about security.

3. What Every Web Developer must know about URL Encoding

Prepared by Stephane Epardaud, this write-up describes the common misconceptions about Uniform Resource Locator (URL) encoding. Also, it attempts to clarify URL encoding for HTTP, before presenting frequent problems and their solutions. One gets to learn the basics of URL grammar, general URL syntax in HTTP, other protocol and much more.

4. What Every Programmer Need to know about Game Networking

Ever wondered how multi-player games work sharing a consistent experience across the network? If yes, then his article would enlighten you with the possibilities programmers look for and work on. Its a must read for game programmers.

5. What Every Programmer should know about SEO

If you wish to know how search engines work then this is the article that you should definitely go about reading. The article provides all relevant information about basics of Search Engine Optimization in simple and easily understandable way.

6. What Every Programmer should know about Memory

Written back in 2007 this article is still a big hit for the fact that not all programmers have enough knowledge of memory which is important if you are into writing high performance application. Learn about RAM, CPU Caches, different types of memory, direct memory access, memory controller designs and Memory in general with this write-up.

7. 10 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know about String

String in Java is a important class, therefore it is of great importance to attain a good knowledge of different String functionalities. This article focuses on various important areas of String like string pool, string literal, comparing String using == vs equals(), converting bytes to String and everything you get to know to come up with the desired results.

8. Latency Numbers Every Programmer should know

This article makes programmers learn how to write a high performance application in any programming language e.g. Java or C++.

9. What Technical Details should a Programmer of a Web Application Consider before Making the Site Public

Going through this article will make programmers learn about various key technologies like HTTP, HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, browser compatibility, and ways of implementing the technical details of a web application consider before making the site public.

It is not always that one gets much time to check out ebooks and read them. The other best way to get useful information is by reading the articles that are dedicated to help all your programmers out there. If you have come up with any such helpful articles and wish to share with us, what’s the wait for then. Go ahead and leave your comments below.

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