Here are ten books that are popular among software development engineers (SDEs):
"Clean Code" by Robert C. Martin
"The Pragmatic Programmer" by Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas
"Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software" by Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, and John Vlissides
"Code Complete" by Steve McConnell
"Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code" by Martin Fowler
"Cracking the Coding Interview" by Gayle Laakmann McDowell
"Effective Java" by Joshua Bloch
"Introduction to Algorithms" by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, and Clifford Stein
"The Mythical Man-Month" by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
"Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Tests" by Steve Freeman and Nat Pryce
These books cover a wide range of topics related to software development, including coding practices, design patterns, algorithms, software architecture, testing, and software engineering principles. Many SDEs find these books to be valuable resources for improving their skills and knowledge.