C is what is the world is breathing today. And book on C are filling book shelves like believers converging on a holy bank. But here's a pilgrimage that's a different king if voyage. The C Odyssey .Written in a easy . riverting and readable style, the book touches height that few have reached, and offers insights that nobody has divined.
The C Odyssey is for those who'd like to learn C and for those who have learnt C. Garnished with smll programs . followed by in 'depth explanations, the journey takes the beginner by the hand.breaking him into the mold, taking him up to a point , and letting him free to explore on his own .The platform covered is wide and diverse. From C under DOS to C under UNIX,Windows, OS/2, and its interfaces with networking and relational databases. The Odyssey has a seven stop itinerary.Unserialized and distinct,but threaded by thin silken bonds to each other. The saga is a lengthy one. Through lands that have been visited separately before. Speaking the same language from different podiums,they abet an undisrupted flow of thought.
Odyssey 3 :Unix :The Open ,Boundless C
UNIX is the much maligned ,debated and devoured entity today.An operating system that was possible only through C,It has always been dealt with rather cursorily.
Most C Under UNIX books merely skimmed the surface, instead o cashin in on the opportunity to take s trip down to the philosophy of C,so easily reached through UNIX.
This volume takes you through the innards, questioning the gist o finternal data structures like stat, ustat ,suid 'bit control,file and record 'level locking,IPCs like pipes, named pipes,semaphores,shared memory and message queues.
The summit is reached with a fairly detailed inquiry into curses.The graphical face in UNIX,a very low profile GUI.
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