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The Unix philosophy.

Author: Mike Gancarz
Publisher: Bedford : Digital, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Addressing the question of why UNIX should be used in the first place, this text explains the background to system characteristics, explores the general principles for applying UNIX philosophy to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Gancarz
ISBN: 1555581234 9781555581237
OCLC Number: 840349636
Description: 151 blz. ; .. cm.
Contents: The UNIX philosophy: A cast of thousands; One small step for humankind; Rapid prototyping for fun and profit; The portability priority; Now THAT's leverage!; The perils of interactive programs; More UNIX philosophy: Ten lesser tenets; MakingUNIX do one thing well; UNIX and other operating system philosophies


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'It's a pleasant read-it's short and non-technical, focussing on ideology.' - Mactech

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