The Unix Programming Environment (Prentice-Hall Software Series)

The Unix Programming Environment (Prentice-Hall Software Series)

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8.8
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9.9
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9.80

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Product Features

  • Written by Denis Ritchie, the C language creator
  • A must-have for serious programmers
  • Comprehensive view of the Unix operating system
  • The only comprehensive guide to the UNIX programming environment available.
  • Entirely rewritten, updated and illustrated with new material on all aspects of modern programming in UNIX environments on both large and small machines: utilities, debugging tools, shell scripting, system calls - indeed everything needed or useful as a programmer working at any level under UNIX systems.

Product Overview

  • Publisher : Prentice-Hall; 1st edition (November 1, 1983)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 376 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 013937681X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0139376818
  • Item Weight : 1.16 pounds
  • Dimensions : 6.9 x 0.9 x 9.1 inches

About The Unix Programming Environment (Prentice-Hall Software Series)

The Unix Programming Environment is a comprehensive guide to the UNIX system that covers everything from the basics of using the command line interface to programming in C. With this book, you'll learn not only how to use UNIX, but also how to make the most of its unique philosophy and power.

This edition has been completely updated for today's UNIX user, with new chapters on shells, scripting, and Makefiles. You'll find comprehensive coverage of essential topics such as file systems, process management, text processing, and system administration. In addition, the book includes detailed discussions of modern tools such as Perl, Python, and Ruby.


What you'll learn:

Top Positive Reviews

  • The Unix Programming Environment is the go-to resource for programmers and developers.
  • Programmers can get an introduction to new languages, tools, and techniques in this book.
  • This is a highly recommended programming reference guide that every programmer must have on their bookshelf.
  • Full with helpful tutorials and other guides to help you master your Unix skills.

Top Negative Reviews

  • A required reading for all unix users
  • A classic deserving 5 stars is published in a 2 star wrapper. But it is affordable!

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Pros
  • Is there abetter UNIX book?
  • GREAT BOOK BAD CODE FORMATTING
  • ... for two years (four times) and I am very happy with it
  • Makefile and GCC experts will find their way through the book easier than for others
  • Enjoyable guide to Advanced Unix

Cons
  • Updates in the newer editions lacking
  • Good for Reference

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9.00

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  • Command line only
  • Absolute Best Beginner book on Linux
  • Great for Windows folks looking to get into Linux.
  • ... with Linux command line then this book for his good for you
  • Linux for Beginners is a Great Introduction to Linux...

Cons
  • Rip off.
  • Two Stars

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Pros
  • Strong, gently-paced intro
  • Excellent book and worth every penny of its cost.
  • Very nice introduction to the bash shell
  • Good Intro
  • Great book

Cons
  • 90's user manual for bash republished in 2005 without substantial updates. Feels very outdated in 2015.
  • Confusing