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The art of Unix programming

Author: Eric S Raymond
Publisher: Boston : Addison-Wesley, ©2004.
Series: Addison-Wesley professional computing series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together for the first time the philosophy, design patterns, tools, culture, and traditions that make Unix home to the world's best and most innovative software, and shows how these are carried forward in Linux and today's open source movement.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric S Raymond
ISBN: 0131429019 9780131429017
OCLC Number: 52638755
Description: xxxii, 525 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Context --
1. Philosophy: Philosophy Matters --
2. History: A Tale of Two Cultures --
3. Contrasts: Comparing the Unix Philosophy with Others --
II. Design --
4. Modularity: Keeping It Clean, Keeping It Simple --
5. Textuality: Good Protocols Make Good Practice --
6. Transparency: Let There Be Light --
7. Multiprogramming: Separating Processes to Separate Function --
8. Minilanguages: Finding a Notation That Sings --
9. Generation: Pushing the Specification Level Upwards --
10. Configuration: Starting on the Right Foot --
11. Interfaces: User-Interface Design Patterns in the Unix Environment --
12. Optimization --
13. Complexity: As Simple As Possible, but No Simpler --
III. Implementation --
14. Languages: To C or Not To C? --
15. Tools: The Tactics of Development --
16. Reuse: On Not Reinventing the Wheel --
IV. Community --
17. Portability: Software Portability and Keeping Up Standards --
18. Documentation: Explaining Your Code to a Web-Centric World --
19. Open Source: Programming in the New Unix Community --
20. Futures: Dangers and Opportunities --
D. Rootless Root: The Unix Koans of Master Foo.
Series Title: Addison-Wesley professional computing series.
Responsibility: Eric Steven Raymond.

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