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Windows NT Device Driver Development Paperback – November 10, 1998

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When I first began making the transition from UNIX device drivers to those for Windows NT, there weren't a lot of available resources to help me along. However, things have changed over the past couple of years, and there is now plenty of information, including articles in Dr. Dobb's Journal and Microsoft Systems Journal, Paula Tomlinson's "Understanding NT" column in Windows Developer's Journal, Microsoft Developer Network, the Microsoft web site, and various other resources on the Internet. However, the place I recommend you start is with Windows NT Device Driver Development, by Peter G. Viscarola and W. Anthony Mason.

Windows NT Device Driver Development is a well-organized, easy to read, and complete introduction to NT device driver development. It could be read cover to cover as a student text. Because of its clean layout, the book is as valuable a reference as any of the resources listed above.

The book is authoritative, and the asides come from the (apparently extensive) personal experiences of the authors. They have recently been active and helpful on the mail lists described in the resources appendix. Windows NT Device Driver Development is also well edited. There are no major errors or omissions. The index is large and accurate. Index entries are purely topic and concept based. As a commitment to quality, the authors and the publisher have offered a bug bounty...Read more from this review.--Regan Russell, Dr. Dobb's Journal -- Dr. Dobb's Journal

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Windows NT Device Driver Development is the definitive and comprehensive technical reference for software engineers, systems programmers, and any engineer who needs to understand Windows NT systems internals. You will learn: vital information about the internal design and architecture of the Windows NT operating system; Critical information on the implementation of standard Windwows NT kernel mode drivers; Key information on the workings of Windows NT I/O Manager, including how I/O requests are described and passed among drivers; and detailed technical information on interrupt management and synchronization issues.

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  • Item Weight : 1 pounds
  • Paperback : 684 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1578700582
  • Dimensions : 6.25 x 1.75 x 9.25 inches
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1578700585
  • Publisher : New Riders Pub; 1st edition (November 10, 1998)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
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