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User Interface Design for Programmers by Joel Spolsky
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This book is written in such a way that it is almost as if you are having a conversation with Joel about UI design. It presents all the major concepts about UI design without assuming you are a UI guru but also without treating you as a simpleton that need to have everything explained to you. Joel has an entertaining and engaging style.

You will find your self wanting to continue reading, and learning. You will find yourself thinking - "aha that is why it's that way" or "no wonder the customer alway complains about that bit" or maybe just "that is what I was doing then" when you finally know what the name is for the concept you applied without knowing.

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Decision at Thunder Rift (Battletech) by William Keith Jr
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book, 31 Dec 2001
Great Book that starts a greater sub-set of the Battletech Universe's multitude of sub-stories.
This book is the beginning of the Gray Death Legion where the are formed from simple infantry and a Mechwarrior's son's anger at his fathers death into one of the best combined arms regiments in the Innersphere!
Practical Electronic Control Projects (BP) by O.N. Bishop
The book is full of practical tips and examples instead of all of the theory that you find in most books of this type.

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