Inductive Automation prides itself on building software centered around open and accessible technologies. Of course, this means that in order to be as effective as possible it is necessary to have a good understanding of these technologies. Outside resources such as books and websites can be invaluable.
This thread is dedicated to sharing your favorite and most useful resource. To get things started, here are some books that are permanent fixtures on the desks here at Inductive Automation:
Learning Python, 3rd Edition
And from the “love or hate” category… (to be clear: we’ve never used this one, but we’ve had various people recommend it for beginners)
Head First SQL: Your Brain on SQL – A Learner’s Guide
SQLZoo.net - awesome resource for comparing how things are done in different database systems.