Quote:>I agree as well - an outstanding book, IMHO. Clear examples,
>and coverage of tons of stuff in detail. Well-written. This
>is the book I'd recommend to anyone who knows C and is just
>getting into coding under Linux.
How well does "Beginning Linux Programming" compare to "Linux Application
Developement" by Johnon & Troan? I am wanting to get a book on Linux
programming, and just want some opinions on these two (or any others that
Just for background, I am an experiances software engineer who is familiar
mostly with C, C++, Pascal, and Ada, but my Unix developement experiance
is a little light (I have been doing some stuff with GTK+, but that is
about it). I am looking for a book that covers both the tools (make,
RCS, gcc, etc.), as well as a book that covers subjects like interfacing
with the kernel, the system libs, signal processing, sockets, job control,
It looks like both of the books mentioned above would fit the bill, and I
will probably end up getting both of them sooner or later. Still, any
suggestions on which to look at first, or even other books that may fit
the bill would be appreciated.
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