Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment
"This is the definitive reference book for any serious or professional UNIX systems programmer. Rago has updated and extended the original Stevens classic while keeping true to the original."
â”Andrew Josey, Director, Certification, The Open Group, and Chair of the POSIX 1003.1 Working Group
For over a decade, serious C programmers have relied on one book for practical, in-d...more
Compared to writers such as Kernighan, Pike and Ritchie, I find Stevens' style awfully boring. K, P and R, for example, bring in interesting problems (e.g. Markov chains) to solve with the tools they are going to introduce to us. Stevens, in contrast, sticks to just explaining functions, mechanism, etc.
Good reference, but boring.
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