Advanced UNIX Programming

Advanced UNIX Programming

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The classic guide to UNIXAr programming-completely updated! UNIX application programming requires a mastery of system-level services. Making sense of the many functions-more than 1, 100 functions in the current UNIX specification-is a daunting task, so for years programmers have turned to Advanced UNIX Programming for its clear, expert advice on how to use the key functions reliably. An enormous number of changes have taken place in the UNIX environment since the landmark first edition. In Advanced UNIX Programming, Second Edition, UNIX pioneer Marc J. Rochkind brings the book fully up to date, with all-new, comprehensive coverage including: POSIX Solarisa„c LinuxAr FreeBSD Darwin, the Maca„c OS X kernel And more than 200 new system calls Rochkind's fully updated classic explains all the UNIX system calls you're likely to need, all in a single volume! Interprocess communication, networking (sockets), pseudo terminals, asynchronous I/O, advanced signals, realtime, and threads Covers the system calls you'll actually use-no need to plow through hundreds of improperly implemented, obsolete, and otherwise unnecessary system calls! Thousands of lines of example code include a Web browser and server, a keystroke recorder/player, and a shell complete with pipelines, redirection, and background processes Emphasis on the practical-ensuring portability, avoiding pitfalls, and much more! Since 1985, the one book to have for mastering UNIX application programming has been Rochkind's Advanced UNIX Programming. Now completely updated, the second edition remains the choice for up-to-the-minute, in-depth coverage of the essential system-level services of the UNIX family of operating systems.Bell Labs, a€œThe Creation of the UNIX* Operating System, a€ history/unix/. An interesting site ... Out of print, but you can read it for free at http:// (If the link ... The best UNIX administration book. Covers ... Salus, Peter H., A Quarter Century of UNIX, Addison-Wesley, 1994.

Title:Advanced UNIX Programming
Author:Marc J. Rochkind
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2004-04-29


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