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UNIX Network Programming, Volume 1: The Sockets Networking API, Third Edition
"Everyone will want this book because it provides a great mix of practical experience, historical perspective, and a depth of understanding that only comes from being intimately involved in the field. I've already enjoyed and learned from reading this book, and surely you will too."
--Sam LefflerThe classic guide to UNIX networking APIs... now completely updated!
To build today's highly distributed, networked applications and services, you need deep mastery of sockets and other key networking APIs. One book delivers comprehensive, start-to-finish guidance for building robust, high-performance networked systems in any environment: UNIX Network Programming, Volume 1, Third Edition.
Building on the legendary work of W. Richard Stevens, this edition has been fully updated by two leading network programming experts to address today's most crucial standards, implementations, and techniques. New topics include:
The authors also update and extend Stevens' definitive coverage of these crucial UNIX networking standards and techniques:
Since 1990, network programmers have turned to one source for the insights and techniques they need: W. Richard Stevens' UNIX Network Programming. Now, there's an edition specifically designed for today's challenges--and tomorrow's.
The late W. RICHARD STEVENS was the original author of UNIX Network Programming, First and Second Editions, widely recognized as the classic texts in UNIX networking. BILL FENNER is Principal Technical Staff Member at AT&T Labs in Menlo Park, CA, specializing in IP multicasting, network management, and measurement. He is one of the IETF's Routing Area Directors, responsible for approving all routing-related documents that get published as RFCs. ANDREW M. RUDOFF, Senior Software Engineer at Sun Microsystems, specializes in networking, operating systems internals, file systems, and high availability software architecture.
With the updated third edition, this book keeps getting better and better with age.
Great book, extremely helpful with well layed out code examples, that's are explained in detail so that you can implement your own version nice and easy.
Overall this is a great book for those wanting to learn about network programming in Unix systems or those wanting a refresher.
Well worth the price. If you want to do anything related to network programming, you're going to want to get this book.Published 14 months ago by WechtleinUns
Great book, extremely helpful with well layed out code examples, that's are explained in detail so that you can implement your own version nice and easy.Published 14 months ago by Daniel Bowden
This is simply the reference book for network programming. For twenty-five years I've relied on it. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Richard L Davis Jr
It is a classic book which you need to keep in your shelf if you are a network programmer. The store provides a honest business and a good price on it.Published 16 months ago by kaixu1026
This is the classic text; what more can be said. For anyone who desires to have a deep understanding of network programming in C, don't do without this text.Published 16 months ago by Blue Chip
This book is indispensable - a must have for any Unix (Linux, MAC, BSD, Solaris) enthusiast, coder, student (Bachelors, Masters, PhD)
Especially necessary when one is about to... Read more
This book, along with Vol. 2 of the series, will definitely help me with a graduate class that I am taking in Advanced Operating Systems. Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by ham_extra_class