Finally summer is here! We have collected our very best reading and podcast tips. Do you have some time to spare or want to learn something new during the summer? Check out our top tips!


Sam Newman Building Microservices, 2nd Edition
This 2nd edition is a rewrite of the previous best selling edition and gives a broad overview of aspects related to microservices. The book covers aspects of the software delivery process, and how they are impacted by adopting a microservice architecture.
Domain-Driven Design Distilled
Domain-Driven Design (DDD) software modeling delivers powerful results in practice, not just in theory, which is why developers worldwide are rapidly moving to adopt it. Now, for the first time, there’s an accessible guide to the basics of DDD: What it is, what problems it solves, how it works, and…
Covers the important parts of Domain Driven Design: What it is, what problems it solves, how it works and how to quickly gain value from it. Easier reading than the blue book.
Phoenix Project
Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on it’s head, the 3rd edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes new research, a…
Book covering Devops. It is written as a novel and it shows how DevOps is used as a way to integrate IT into the business rather than being a function that runs alongside to it. Recommened to anyone who works in an IT/DevOps environment. 
This 25th anniversary edition of Steven Levy’s classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution’s original hackers -- those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the … - Selection from Hackers [Book]
Book about the history of the hacker culture from the humble beginnings at MIT from the 50's until the 80's
Fermat’s Last Theorem: The Book | Simon Singh
Recommended if you are interested in mathematics and problem solving. The book is written in an easy-to-understand, but interesting and informative way.
Security Engineering – A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems, Third Edition
<p><b>Now that there’s software in everything, how can you make anything</b><b> secure? Understand how to engineer dependable systems with this newly updated classic </b> </p> <p>In <i>Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems, Third Edition </i>Cambridge University pr…
Ross Anderson teaches how to design, implement, and test systems to withstand both error and attack. Here you can also read an interesting free chapter about the psychology behind both marketing and scams from the previous edition.
Team Topologies
Effective software teams are essential for any organization to deliver value continuously and sustainably. But how do you build the best team organization for your specific goals, culture, and needs? Team Topologies is a practical, step-by-step, adaptive model for organizational design and team inte…
Team Topologies is the leading approach to organizing business and technology teams for fast flow, providing a practical, step-by‑step, adaptive model for organizational design and team interaction.
Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, by Charles Petzold
Book by Charles Petzold that learn how personal computers work at hardware and software level.


Our senior consultant Leif Larsen works as a developer, and in this podcast episode he shares his experiences of mental health. How he met the wall as a developer, and more importantly - how he managed to get up again.
Podcast episode about functional programming. You will learn about Clojure, prostheses, immutability and more. 
A podcast that inspires and gives good tips to you who want to create changeable organizations.
Davide and Lara shows how Azure SQL Database enables you to take advantage of the rock-solid foundation of relational databases with the flexibility offered by non-relational models. 
Have you faced a challenge in life that you do not know how to solve? Or do you often feel stressed? Nima is a product designer and in this podcast episode she shares tips on how to design your own life so that challenges become easier to handle.

Other learing resources

Develop and deploy applications on Kubernetes - Learn
Create, deploy, and maintain Kubernetes-native applications using AKS.
Want more hands-on resources? Then Microsoft Learn is a great place to start! Lots of hands-on training related to Microsoft offerings. Links to Kubernetes training, but there are a lot of other stuff to learn. 
Mission-critical workload documentation - Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework
Apply the design methodology and approach to building highly reliable applications on Microsoft Azure.
Dig into how Microsoft recommends to set up "mission-critcal" infrastructure. Lots of code examples in the Mission-Critical Online repo.
Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2022
In May 2022 over 70,000 developers told us how they learn and level up, which tools they’re using, and what they want.
Overview of the most popular technologies and frameworks among developers.