By W. Richard Stevens,Stephen A. Rago

For greater than 20 years, severe C programmers have trusted one ebook for sensible, in-depth wisdom of the programming interfaces that force the UNIX and Linux kernels: W. Richard Stevens’ Advanced Programming within the UNIX® Environment . Now, once more, Rich’s colleague Steve Rago has completely up-to-date this vintage paintings. the recent 3rd version helps today’s major structures, displays new technical advances and top practices, and aligns with model four of the only UNIX Specification.


Steve conscientiously keeps the spirit and method that experience made this publication so priceless. development on Rich’s pioneering paintings, he starts off with records, directories, and procedures, rigorously laying the foundation for extra complex thoughts, reminiscent of sign dealing with and terminal I/O. He additionally completely covers threads and multithreaded programming, and socket-based IPC.


This version covers greater than seventy new interfaces, together with POSIX asynchronous I/O, spin locks, boundaries, and POSIX semaphores. such a lot out of date interfaces were got rid of, apart from a couple of which are ubiquitous. approximately all examples were validated on 4 smooth systems: Solaris 10, Mac OS X model 10.6.8 (Darwin 10.8.0), FreeBSD 8.0, and Ubuntu model 12.04 (based on Linux 3.2).


As in prior versions, you’ll research via examples, together with greater than 10000 strains of downloadable, ISO C resource code. greater than 400 procedure calls and services are tested with concise, entire courses that in actual fact illustrate their utilization, arguments, and go back values. To tie jointly what you’ve realized, the publication provides numerous chapter-length case stories, each one reflecting modern environments.


Advanced Programming within the UNIX® atmosphere has helped generations of programmers write code with extraordinary energy, functionality, and reliability. Now up-to-date for today’s platforms, this 3rd version can be much more valuable.

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