I'm taking a course in NextGen sequeincing bioinformatics in a couple of weeks, and wanted to start out preparing by reading a good book, preferrably with a strong focus on the practical aspects, but something that combines theory and practice is maybe even better.
I would hope to find something like the really best computer programming books, that combine a bit of theory with proper, well explained, hands-on examples.
Also, my background is that I have a M.Sc. in Biotechnology Engineering, but have mostly worked on the computational / infrastructure side of things in the bioinformatics field so far, so while I have a good foundation in biochemistry, biology, bioinformatics and programming / scripting, I feel I have a lot to learn about the specifics within (NGS) sequence analysis.
Looking forward to your recommendations?
(Edit: Of course, if the really best material is something online, please include that too!)
(Edit 2: Added my background)