- The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master, by Andrew Hunt and David Thomas.
- Software Project Survival Guide, by Steve McConnell.
- Code Complete, 2nd ed., by Steve McConnell. (Chapter 5: Design in Construction is available free.)
- Rapid Development, by Steve McConnell.
- Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, by Gamma, Helm, Johnson, Vlissides.
- Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design, by Alan Shalloway and James Trott.
Articles and websites
- Project Ideas and Presentations
- Software Development Process and Practice
- Architecture and Design
- Design Patterns
- User Interfaces
- Extreme Programming
Past project proposals