Controversial Books for sptz45

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.076 3.14 Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies by Deepak Alur
1.005 3.97 The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
0.997 3.3 Beginning Linux Programming by Neil Matthew
0.995 3.72 Applying UML and Patterns: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Analysis and Design and Iterative Development by Craig Larman
0.992 3.72 The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam
0.988 3.74 Introduction to Information Retrieval by Christopher D. Manning
0.975 3.63 Linux in a Nutshell by Ellen Siever
0.957 3.68 Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques by Ian H. Witten
0.95 3.78 DNS and BIND by Cricket Liu
0.944 4.3 Java Concurrency in Practice by Brian Goetz
0.92 3.56 Learning XML by Erik T. Ray
0.91 4.02 Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
0.906 4.24 Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software by Eric Evans
0.897 4.32 Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software by Michael T. Nygard
0.882 3.82 Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change by Kent Beck
0.88 3.83 Refactoring to Patterns by Joshua Kerievsky
0.88 4.06 The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks
0.878 3.83 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
0.874 3.72 SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt
0.864 4.05 The C++ Programming Language {Special 3rd Edition} by Bjarne Stroustrup
0.859 4.39 Expert C Programming by Peter van der Linden
0.856 4.12 Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software by Erich Gamma
0.846 4.11 Thinking in Java by Bruce Eckel
0.831 4.18 The Practice of Programming by Brian W. Kernighan
0.83 3.57 Practical C Programming (3rd Edition) by Steve Oualline
0.818 4.24 Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests by Steve Freeman
0.817 3.71 CSS Cookbook by Christopher Schmitt
0.813 4.25 Programming Collective Intelligence: Building Smart Web 2.0 Applications by Toby Segaran
0.811 3.84 RESTful Web Services by Leonard Richardson
0.792 4.14 Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture by Martin Fowler
0.782 3.68 Defensive Design for the Web: How to Improve Error Messages, Help, Forms, and Other Crisis Points by 37signals
0.78 4.01 User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development by Mike Cohn
0.778 4.4 Effective Java by Joshua Bloch
0.775 4.29 Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen
0.759 4.2 The UNIX Programming Environment by Brian W. Kernighan
0.745 4.47 TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols by W. Richard Stevens
0.742 4.43 The C Programming Language (2nd Edition) by Brian W. Kernighan
0.724 4.3 Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C. Martin
0.723 4.18 JavaScript: The Good Parts by Douglas Crockford
0.704 4.52 Unix Network Programming, Volume 1: The Sockets Networking API by W. Richard Stevens
0.689 4.18 Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices by Robert C. Martin
0.669 4.38 Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash by Mary Poppendieck
0.663 3.65 Understanding the Linux Kernel, Third Edition by Daniel P. Bovet
0.647 4.65 Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson
0.642 4.09 Programming in Scala: A Comprehensive Step-by-step Guide by Martin Odersky
0.596 3.67 Hibernate in Action by Christian Bauer
0.553 4.64 Advanced programming in the UNIX environment by W. Richard Stevens