By CodeSourcery LLC, Mark L. Mitchell, Alex Samuel, Jeffrey Oldham
Do not pass judgement on this booklet by means of its identify. for those who understand how to application, yet are a servant of the Microsoft Lord (we do not converse his name), this ebook is the pathway to profit Linux programming. it's very good written. If one has the self-discipline to paintings during the a variety of examples, they are going to become skilled at Linux programming, e.g., fork new strategies, enforce pthreads, comprehend universal procedure calls, and maybe better of all enjoy the event of the those Linux programmers. it's a high quality publication on the intermediate level.
Try it out. This e-book is on the market at no cost at http://www.advancedlinuxprogramming.com. Having an digital reproduction comes in handy for looking out, and it may be revealed. A thanks is to ensure that a high quality publication made on hand to the general public, for free. thanks authors! i glance ahead to different books those fellows write. do not be stunned when you are valuing the e-book adequate to buy a replica from Amazon, yet that could be a own decision.
As a severe SOB (so says my wife), I do have a few adverse reviews. The e-book has a few errata, so make sure you obtain corrections from the website. additionally, the publication is 5 years previous, and a moment version will be magnificent. All thought of, this booklet needs to be rated five stars, interval.
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Advanced Linux Programming by CodeSourcery LLC, Mark L. Mitchell, Alex Samuel, Jeffrey Oldham