What I've read to learn "how they did that"

I will update list as I locate the rest. Links to publisher sites coming too although many titles are very dated now.

Making Big Data Work for Your Business
AngularJS Directives
Ubuntu Server Cookbook
Learning Anime Studio
Protocol-Oriented Programming with Swift
Ionic Framework By Example
Getting Started with Ionic
Learning Ionic
Ionic Cookbook
Instant RubyMotion App Development
Monitoring Docker
Mastering Docker
Docker Cookbook
Orchestrating Docker
Swift 2 Design Patterns
Mastering Swift 2
Swift 2 Blueprints
Game Development with Swift
Swift Cookbook
Mastering JavaScript High Performance
Python GeoSpatial Development
Python 3 Object Oriented Programming
RubyMotion iOS Development Essentials
Learning iOS 8 Game Development Using Swift
LÖVE for Lua Game Programming
Hadoop Explained
Thinking in HTML
Thinking in CSS
Thinking in JavaScript
Learning Play! Framework 2
Mastering Redmine
OpenSceneGraph 3.0: Beginner's Guide
PrimeFaces Cookbook
Practical Maya Programming with Python
WiX 3.6: A Developer's Guide to Windows Installer XML
Drupal 7 Themes
Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook
Selenium 2 Testing Tools: Beginner's Guide
Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook
Magento 1.3: PHP Developer's Guide
AngularJS Web Application Development Cookbook
AngularJS Web application development Blueprints
Learning Bootstrap
Swift Essentials
Sencha Architect App Development
CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook
Ext JS Data-driven Application Design
Mastering Sublime Text
Sencha Touch 2 Mobile JavaScript Framework
Scratch 2.0 Game Development Hotshot
Instant Zurb Foundation 4
Instant Handlebars.js
Instant Node Package Manager
Backbone.js Cookbook
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial
Mastering Web Application Development with AngularJS
Getting Started with ownCloud
COCOS2d-X by Example Beginner's Guide
HTML5 Game Development with ImpactJS
Instant Ember.js Application Development How-to
Responsive Web Design by Example : Beginner's Guide
Firebug 1.5: Editing, Debugging, and Monitoring Web Pages
Creating Mobile Apps with Sencha Touch 2
Instant KineticJS Starter
Instant jQuery 2.0 Table Manipulation How-to
Instant EaselJS Starter
Building Impressive Presentations with impress.js
Instant jQuery Drag-and-Drop Grids How-to
Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to
Learning Ext JS 4
Instant Sublime Text Starter
Instant RaphaelJS Starter
CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js
Twitter Bootstrap Web Development How-To
Sencha MVC Architecture
Instant Firebug Starter
Ext JS 4 First Look
Ext JS 4 Web Application Development Cookbook
Unity iOS Game Development Beginners Guide
Unity 3.x Game Development by Example Beginner's Guide
Unity Game Development Essentials
Corona SDK Mobile Game Development: Beginner's Guide
Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3
Sencha Touch Mobile JavaScript Framework
HTML5 Canvas Cookbook
HTML5 Games Development by Example: Beginner’s Guide
Railo 3 Beginner’s Guide
Node Web Development
Drupal 7 Social Networking
Drupal 7 Module Development
Drupal 7 Fields/CCK Beginner's Guide
Drupal 7
Drupal E-commerce with Ubercart 2.x
Using CiviCRM
BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing
OpenVPN 2 Cookbook
Drupal Intranets with Open Atrium
Learning Ext JS 3.2
Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion
Moodle 2.0 First Look
Cloning Internet Applications with Ruby
Joomla! 1.5 JavaScript jQuery
Nginx HTTP Server
ColdFusion 9 Developer Tutorial
Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP
Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook
Joomla! Social Networking with JomSocial
Joomla! with Flash
Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia
Aptana RadRails: An IDE for Rails Development
Ruby on Rails Enterprise Application Development: Plan, Program, Extend
Mastering OpenLDAP: Configuring, Securing and Integrating Directory Services
CodeIgniter 1.7
Symfony 1.3 Web Application Development
Learning jQuery 1.3
WordPress 2.7 Complete
Learning Joomla! 1.5 Extension Development: Creating Modules, Components, and Plugins with PHP
Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation
PHP and script.aculo.us Web 2.0 Application Interfaces
WordPress for Business Bloggers
WordPress Theme Design
WordPress Plugin Development: Beginner's Guide
CISSP in 21 Days
Joomla! Web Security
CakePHP Application Development
ColdFusion 8 Developer Tutorial
Moodle 1.9 E-Learning Course Development
Building Powerful and Robust Websites with Drupal 6
Selling Online with Drupal e-Commerce
Zimbra: Implement, Administer and Manage
SugarCRM Developer's Manual: Customize and extend SugarCRM
Joomla! Template Design: Create your own professional-quality templates with this fast, friendly guide
Project Management with dotProject: Implement, Configure, Customize, and Maintain your DotProject Installation
OpenVPN: Building and Integrating Virtual Private Networks
MediaWiki Administrators’ Tutorial Guide
Building Websites with Joomla! 1.5
Drupal: Creating Blogs, Forums, Portals, and Community Websites
Alfresco Enterprise Content Management Implementation
WordPress Complete
Creating your MySQL Database: Practical Design Tips and Techniques
DNS in Action
Implementing SugarCRM
SpamAssassin: A practical guide to integration and configuration
Linux Email: Set up and Run a Small Office Email Server
Building Websites with Joomla! v1.0
Mastering Mambo : E-Commerce, Templates, Module Development, SEO, Security, and Performance
AJAX and PHP: Building Responsive Web Applications
Building Websites with PHP-Nuke
Building Websites with Mambo
SSL VPN : Understanding, evaluating and planning secure, web-based remote access
Building Websites with Plone
Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Design and Implementation: Creating, Migrating, and Merging Networks
Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML
Essential Mac OS X Panther Server Administration
Learning Red Hat Enterprise Linux & Fedora, 4th Edition
Learning Unix for Mac OS X Tiger
Linux in a Nutshell, 4th Edition
Mac OS X Tiger for Unix Geeks, 3rd Edition
Squid: The Definitive Guide
Head First Ruby
iOS Game Development Cookbook
Head First JavaScript Programming
JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, 6th Edition
JavaScript Web Applications
Learning Node
Node: Up and Running
Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML
Head First HTML5 Programming
Head First jQuery
Building on SugarCRM
Every Book Is a Startup
Python Bibliography
JavaScript Bibliography
Head First JavaScript
Learning JavaScript, 2nd Edition
PayPal APIs: Up and Running
Open Government
CSS Cookbook, 3rd Edition
jQuery Cookbook
Building Social Web Applications
Flex 3 Cookbook
Head First PHP & MySQL
Head First PMP
Head First Rails
Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems
The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work
Sketch Thinking: Sketch ( for design) Thinking
Learning Blender: A Hands-On Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters
The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications
The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work
Swift Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
Learn Ruby on Rails: Book One
Fall to Pieces: A Memoir of Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, and Mental Illness
No Limits: The Will to Succeed
Cocoa Programming for OS X: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
Data Visualization with JavaScript
Automate the Boring Stuff with Python: Practical Programming for Total Beginners
Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Learn Web Development with Rails (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)
Programming JavaScript Applications: Robust Web Architecture with Node, HTML5, and Modern JS Libraries
The Book of PF: A No-Nonsense Guide to the OpenBSD Firewall
Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career (The 99U Book Series 2)
Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (The 99U Book Series)
Make Your Mark: The Creative's Guide to Building a Business with Impact (The 99U Book Series 3)
Badass: Making Users Awesome
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code (Zed Shaw's Hard Way Series)
Learn Ruby the Hard Way: A Simple and Idiomatic Introduction to the Imaginative World Of Computational Thinking with Code (Zed Shaw's Hard Way Series)
iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances (The Oatmeal)
Kill Decision
Rogue Code: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 3)
Divergent (Divergent Trilogy, Book 1)
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
Ultimate Modding Guide for Minecraft: Top 30 Best Minecraft Mods
Minecraft House Ideas: The Ultimate Minecraft House Ideas Guide Building the Minecraft House You Want!
Minecraft: 30 Awesome Minecraft Seeds You Could Be Using
Minecraft: The 30 Absolute Best Minecraft Mods
Minecraft: What these 50 Awesome Mods can Teach You about Minecraft (Minecraft books Book 3)
Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything
Effective JavaScript: 68 Specific Ways to Harness the Power of JavaScript (Effective Software Development Series)
Remote: Office Not Required
No Degree, No Problem
Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed
Ruby on Rails 4.0 Guide
The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur: The tell-it-like-it-is guide to cleaning up in business, even if you are at the end of your roll.
Learn Lua for iOS Game Development
Cisco ASA Configuration (Network Professional's Library)
Traders at Work: How the World's Most Successful Traders Make Their Living in the Markets
Operation Desolation: A Short Story (Jeff Aiken Series)
Trojan Horse: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 2)
John McAfee's Last Stand (Kindle Single)
One Simple Idea for Startups and Entrepreneurs: Live Your Dreams and Create Your Own Profitable Company
Windows 8 Secrets
Learning Cocos2D: A Hands-On Guide to Building iOS Games with Cocos2D, Box2D, and Chipmunk
VMware vSphere 5 Administration Instant Reference
Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby: An Agile Primer (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby)
Level Up!: The Guide to Great Video Game Design
Gutenberg the Geek (Kindle Single)
Cocos2d for iPhone 1 Game Development Cookbook
A Project Guide to UX Design: For user experience designers in the field or in the making (Voices That Matter)
JavaScript: The Good Parts: The Good Parts
Xcode 4 (Developer Reference)
Objective-C (Developer Reference)
The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business
Foundation HTML5 Canvas: For Games and Entertainment
Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood
Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice
Dreamweaver CS5.5 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery
PhoneGap Beginner's Guide
The Accidental Administrator: Linux Server Step-by-Step Configuration Guide
Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Unleashed
Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript: Making App Store Apps Without Objective-C or Cocoa
Start Your Own Business: The Only Book You'll Ever Need (StartUp Series)
Steve Jobs
The Web Designer's Guide to iOS Apps: Create iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps with Web Standards (HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) (Voices That Matter)
Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live
Dive Into Python 3
Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun: Cool Hacks, Cutting-Edge Games, and More Awesome Projects for the Whole Family
The Mac Hacker's Handbook
Mac at Work
C++ Without Fear: A Beginner's Guide That Makes You Feel Smart
Joomla! Explained: Your Step-by-Step Guide (Joomla! Press)
CMS Security Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Plone
Counting from Zero
Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius
The Official Ubuntu Server Book
Freedom (TM) (Daemon Book 2)
Zero Day: A Jeff Aiken Novel (Jeff Aiken Series Book 1)
JavaScript for Absolute Beginners
Fedora Linux Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for Fedora, CentOS and Red Hat Power Users
A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Do the Work
Eloquent Ruby (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)
Limitless: A Novel
The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning)
Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination
Publish on Amazon Kindle with Kindle Direct Publishing
The Count of Monte Cristo
Being Geek: The Software Developer's Career Handbook
The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets (Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers &)
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman
Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity
Web Development with the Mac (Developer Reference)
Strategic Planning For Dummies
Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan: A Workbook for Public and Nonprofit Organizations (Bryson on Strategic Planning)
A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux
Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work
The Ask: How to Ask for Support for Your Nonprofit Cause, Creative Project, or Business Venture
The Merb Way (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)
jQuery in Action, Second Edition
Ext JS in Action, Second Edition
Meteor in Action
Rails 4 in Action
The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Second Edition
Coders at Work
CTOs at Work
iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, iOS 5 Edition
Practical CakePHP Projects
Pro Ubuntu Server Administration
Practical Ruby Projects
The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS3 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP
Foundations of Mac OS X Leopard Security
Beginning Ubuntu Server Administration
The Definitive Guide to Django
Practical Rails Projects
Pro Active Record
Beginning Rails
Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax
Beginning PHP 5 and MySQL
Beginning Joomla!
The Definitive Guide to SugarCRM
PHP for Absolute Beginners
Beginning PHP and MySQL E-Commerce
Founders at Work
Managing Humans
Eric Sink on the Business of Software
The Web Startup Success Guide
Beginning Ruby
The Definitive Guide to CentOS
Beginning CakePHP
Beginning Python
Rails Solutions
PHP Solutions
Foundation Flash 8 Video
Beginning Ruby
Creating Mashups with Adobe Flex and AIR
Flex 3 Component Solutions
Foundation Flex for Developers
Pro OpenSolaris
Beginning iPhone Development
Learn Objective-C on the Mac
Learn C on the Mac
Beginning Ruby on Rails E-Commerce