Top 5 books developers should read

You are more than a programmer, more than a coder, more than a maker of software--you are a developer. And while experience and a quick web search are essential tools in the development of your skills, occasionally a good book can help you rise above the rest. Here are five books developers should read.

SEE: Best books for techies: 31 titles to check out (free PDF) (TechRepublic)

That's just the tip of the book iceberg. There are loads more good books like Code Complete 2, books on algorithms, and more. For more must-read books for developers, check out Brandon Vigliarolo's gallery: 20 books that every programmer should read.

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