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Best Books To Read

In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best books and tutorials can help fill your brain this December and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.

1. Advanced Apex Programming (2012)

 Best Books To ReadAdvanced Apex Programming for and is neither a tutorial nor a book for beginners. Intended for developers who are already familiar with the Apex language, and experienced Java and C# developers who are moving to Apex, this book starts where the documentation leaves off. Instead of trying to cover all of the features of the platform, Advanced Apex programming focuses entirely on the Apex language and core design patterns. You’ll learn how to truly think in Apex – to embrace limits and bulk patterns. You’ll see how to develop architectures for efficient…
Author(s): Dan Appleman

2. Enterprise Architecture (2014)

 Best Books To ReadBlend industry best practices to architect and deliver packaged applications that cater to enterprise business needs. This book is for advanced developers and architects who need to understand the Salesforce platform from the perspective of enterprise-level requirements. You should have an existing understanding of Apex and Visualforce. Those familiar with other enterprise software ecosystems will also find this book ideal as they adopt
Author(s): Andrew Fawcett

3. Platform Fundamentals: An Introduction to Custom Application Development in the Cloud (2013)

 Best Books To ReadThis book walks the reader through the creation of a standard recruiting application, including designing and creating objects, modifying the appearance of the standard interface, the security scheme, collaborating with Chatter, reporting on your data, and using workflows and approvals. This book also introduces the use of Visualforce pages integrate external functionality.
Author(s): Phil Choi

4. Practical Development Without Code: Customizing Salesforce on the Platform (2014)

 Best Books To ReadAre you facing a challenging problem–say, relating to automation, configuration, formulation, or reporting–that you can’t quite crack? Or maybe you are hoping to infuse some creativity into your solution design strategy to solve problems faster or make solutions more efficient? Practical Development Without Code shows you how to unlock the power of the platform to solve real business problems–and all without writing a line of code.
Author(s): Philip Weinmeister

5. App Development with (2016)

 Best Books To ReadDesign and develop state-of-the-art applications using’s powerful development platform. If you’re a developer with a fundamental understanding of Apex and JavaScript but now want to enhance your skills with tips, tricks, and guidance on the best architectural and engineering practices, then this book is for you. is an extremely powerful, scalable, and secure cloud platform, delivering a complete technology stack, ranging from databases and security to workflow…
Author(s): Kevin J. Poorman

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Best Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Conference on Fair Use : final report to the commissioner on the conclusion of the Conference on Fair Use

Author(s): Bruce A Lehman; United States. Information Infrastructure Task Force. Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights
Publisher: Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights of the Information Infrastructure Task Force , Year: [1998], Size: 456 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 876514

The Seven Elemental Forces of Huna: Practices for Tapping into the Energies of Nature from the Hawaiian Tradition

Author(s): Susanne Weikl
Publisher: Bear & Company, Year: 7 May 2019, Size: 12 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2366620

English Resultatives: A force-recipient account

Author(s): Seizi Iwata
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2494584

Rivers of Power: How a Natural Force Raised Kingdoms, Destroyed Civilizations, and Shapes Our World

Author(s): Laurence C. Smith
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Year: 2020, Size: 13 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2505413

Combat Vehicles of Russia's Special Forces: Spetsnaz, Airborne, Arctic and Interior Troops

Author(s): Mark Galeotti
Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2737173

Visual and Multimodal Communication: Applying the Relevance Principle

Author(s): Charles Forceville
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 33 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2765316

London dispersion forces in molecules, solids and nano-structures: an introduction to physical models and computational methods

Author(s): Ángyán, János; Dobson, John; Gould, Tim; Hirst, Jonathan; Jansen, Georg
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, Year: 2020, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2785454

Refugees and Forced Migrants in Africa and the EU: Comparative and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Challenges and Solutions

Author(s): Elisabeth Wacker, Ulrich Becker, Katharina Crepaz
Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden,Springer VS, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313017

Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability: The Three Disruptive Forces of Business in the 21st Century

Author(s): Ricardo Ernst, Jerry Haar
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408143

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly hot items according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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