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books and resources loved by r/learnprogramming community, compiled by me, a lurker who kept track

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First, the biblicals:

shell script to download all volumes of Lord Knuth's Art of Computer Programming:

#!/bin/sh
## Volume 1 - Fundamental Algorithms, 3rd Edition
wget -c http://broiler.astrometry.net/~kilian/The_Art_of_Computer_Programming%20-%20Vol%201.pdf -O art_of_compProg-vol1 &&

Volume 2 - Seminumerical Algorithms, 2nd Edition

wget -c https://archive.org/download/B-001-002-137/Addison.Wesley.Donald.E.Knuth.The.Art.of.Computer.Programming.Volume.2.pdf -O art_of_compProg-vol2.pdf &&

Volume 3 - Sorting and Searching, 2nd Edition

wget -c https://archive.org/download/B-001-001-250/B-001-001-250.pdf -O art_of_compProg-vol3.pdf &&

Volume 4A- Combinatorial Algorithms

wget -c https://users.dcc.uchile.cl/~nbaloian/cc3001-02/Libros/Algoritmos%20y%20Estructura%20de%20Datos/The%20Art%20of%20Computer%20Programming%20Vol.4A%20-%20Combinatorial%20Algor.pdf -O art_of_compProg-vol4.pdf

And the following...

are books and resources loved by r/learnprogramming community for going the extra mile of curiosity in the CS world. Compiled by me, a lurker who kept track.

Websites and online resources:

amazing detailed notes for math foundations of computing

detailed walk-through of general compilation and interpretation techniques by actually building two interpreters in Java and C

web tool to help you type code and see it translate to assembly

Computer Science Crash Course by Raspberry Pi Foundation

what every programmer should know about floating-pointer arithmetic, and more

follow-up of last link - what every programmer should know about memory

series by Ben Eater where he builds an entire computer on a breadboard and explains everything well

this along with this explains everything from the logic gate on up to a functioning system

this teaches you to build a modern computer from first principles.

this introduces pointers to newbie programmers in the C programming language.

And this. 6502 assembly language is what old consoles ran on. After you assemble you can click the disassemble or hexdump button to see the difference between

lda #$01
and
lda $01
!

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