The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook

The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook

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  • Tons of useful Linux programming content that is hard to come by
  • A source for information about the latest in Linux and UNIX system programming
  • Provides a hands-on, practical guide on how to write programs with GNU tools like gcc, g++, make, bash shell scripts and more
  • Perfect for experienced programmers who want to learn how the latest software can be applied to their field

Product Overview

  • Publisher : No Starch Press; 1st edition (October 28, 2010)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 1552 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1593272200
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1593272203
  • Item Weight : 5.25 pounds
  • Dimensions : 7.25 x 2.29 x 9.56 inches

About The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook

If you want to become a Linux programming expert, The Linux Programming Interface is the definitive guide to mastering the craft. In this authoritative work, Linux programming expert Michael Kerrisk provides detailed descriptions of the system calls and library functions that you need in order to master system programming. Along with clear, concise explanations, Kerrisk also provides example programs that illustrate how each system call or library function works.

The Linux Programming Interface covers over 500 system calls and library functions, so you can confidently tackle any task required of a Linux programmer. Plus, the companion website ( linuxprogramminginterface.com ) offers supplemental information including errata and updates as they become available.


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  • An in-depth understanding of the Linux programming interface
  • Learn from experts on how to write high-quality, efficient code
  • Use state-of-the art debugging techniques and powerful optimization strategies
  • Understand system internals and advanced file I/O for optimal performance

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