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Beginning Linux® Programming, 3rd Edition

Neil Matthew, Richard Stones, Alan Cox (Foreword by)
ISBN: 978-0-7645-4497-2
888 pages
January 2004
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What does this book cover?

In this book, students will learn how to

  • Develop programs to access files and the Linux environment
  • Use the GNU compiler, debugger and other development tools
  • Program data storage aapplications for MySQL and DBM database systems
  • Write programs that take advantage of signals, processes and threads
  • Build graphical user interfaces using both the GTK (for GNOME) and Qt (for KDE) libraries
  • Write device drivers that can be loaded into the Linux kernel
  • Access the network using TCP/IP sockets
  • Write scripts that use grep, regular expressions and other Linux facilities

Who is this book for?

This book is for students with some C or C++ experience, who want to take advantage of the Linux development environment.