Focuses on design, development, and coding of networking software under the UNIX operating system. Begins by showing that a fundamental basic for networking programming is interprocess communication (IPC), and a requisite for understanding IPC is a knowledge of what constitutes a process. Throughout, the text provides both description and examples of how and why a particular solution is implemented.
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Written for programmers using a UNIX®operating system, this guidebook develops the basic framework of a UNIX process, including how they are created and how they interact with an operating system.