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10 Best Books for Data Structure and Algorithms for Beginners in Java, C/C++, and Python

10 Best Books for Data Structure and Algorithms for Beginners in Java, C/C++, and Python
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Algorithms are tools of developing programming solving skill and coding sense, which is required to convert a user requirement into the line of code also known as a computer program.

10 Data Structure and Algorithm Books — Must Read for Developers

Programming languages come and go, but the core of programming, which is algorithm and data structure remains the same.

1. Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen

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2. Algorithms by Robert Sedgewick & Kevin Wayne

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3. The Algorithm Design Manual by Steve S. Skiena

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4. Algorithm for Interviews

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5. Algorithm in Nutshell

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6. Algorithm Design by Kleinberg & Tardos

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7. Introduction to Algorithms: A Creative Approach

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8. The Design and Analysis of Algorithms

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9. Data Structures and Algorithms. Aho, Ullman & Hopcroft

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10. Python Algorithms: Mastering Basic Algorithms in the Python Language

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11. Grokking Algorithms

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Also just reading is not enough, try to implement them in a programming language you love. It doesn’t hurt writing your own ArrayList, HashMap, or a tree-based Map implementation.

At last, there are two types of programmers, one who understands the algorithm and one who doesn’t.

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