Advanced Linux programming

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New Riders, 2001 - Computers - 340 pages
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Advanced Linux Programming is divided into two parts. The first covers generic UNIX system services, but with a particular eye towards Linux specific information. This portion of the book will be of use even to advanced programmers who have worked with other Linux systems since it will cover Linux specific details and differences. For programmers without UNIX experience, it will be even more valuable.The second section covers material that is entirely Linux specific. These are truly advanced topics, and are the techniques that the gurus use to build great applications. While this book will focus mostly on the Application Programming Interface (API) provided by the Linux kernel and the C library, a preliminary introduction to the development tools available will allow all who purchase the book to make immediate use of Linux.

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User Review  - tlockney - LibraryThing

Good, if somewhat flawed, introduction to "advanced" systems/application programming in Linux. You should definitely have at least some background in C development before trying to tackle this book ... Read full review

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The best book to get you started with GNU/Linux programming. Read full review


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About the author (2001)

Mitchell received a bachelor of arts degree in computer science from Harvard in 1994 and a master of science from Stanford in 1999. His research interests centered on computational complexity and computer security. He is a cofounder of CodeSourcery LLC.

Samuel is President and CEO of Code Sourcery, LLC. He graduated from Harvard with a degree in physics. He worked as a software engineer at BBN before returning to study at Caltach and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.