Each topic is rather short, and very well written with examples and a step-by-step instruction of how to write simple programs.
If you know something about programming but want to know how to use those skills in the GNU/Linux environment this is one of the best books available.
There is some coverage of IPC ( shared memory, message queues, and pipes ) programming to link applications behind the scenes as well.
I bought the first edition of this book and it is so full of errors that it is virtually unusable. I discarded it, then got online to find a decent book on the subject and saw this... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Knightsmiles
Perhaps this is good for beginner as a reference. I expected some reasons underlying the design of the APIs, such as those helping to make choices between different APIs and reason... Read morePublished 4 months ago by DaddyOfTwins
Since 2006 there have only been a few books published on Linux programming, an area that was quite lively until 2002. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Robin T. Wernick
Well-rounded coverage of essential topics for someone who needs to know what is Linux programming. Linux is open source, and there is already tons of information out there on the... Read morePublished on July 28, 2012 by वाचक
This book fulfills its main purpose, of teaching the basics about linux programming. I was between this book (GLAP) and the 4th edition of Beginning Linux Programming (BLP). Read morePublished on April 17, 2011 by Guilherme Maciel Ferreira
I am an experienced software engineer but have not had much experience programming for Unix/Linux environment. Read morePublished on November 8, 2010 by Brian Laskey
This book is perfect for anyone who needs to write application software for GNU/Linux. It describes all those miscellaneous features for programming that are above the kernel but... Read morePublished on April 25, 2008 by Penny Krell
This book covers a wide breadth of what you need to get started with Linux programming. The writing is very good and readable. Read morePublished on July 1, 2007 by Timothy T. Wee