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UNIX for Programmers and Users - 3rd edition

UNIX for Programmers and Users (ISBN10: 0130465534; ISBN13: 9780130465535)
ISBN13: 978-0130465535
ISBN10: 0130465534

Summary: For an introductory course on UNIX.

UNIX for Programmers and Users, Third Edition follows in the tradition of previous editions to provide students with complete, up-to-date coverage of UNIX. In this new edition they will find information on basic concepts, popular utilities, shells, networking, systems programming, internals, system administration, and much more.


  • N moreEW--New chapter on the Bash shell--The main shell in Linux.
    • Provides coverage of this popular operating system.
  • NEW--New information on Perl.
    • Keeps students abreast of the latest advancements in Perl.
  • NEW--New information on vi text editor.
    • Keeps students abreast of the latest advancements in vi text editor.
  • NEW--Improved exercises--Adds some easier exercises.
    • Gives beginning students even more opportunities to practice the concepts learned.
  • NEW--Improved labeling and captions of figures and examples.
    • Explains more clearly to students what they are looking at.
  • Concepts and related functions are grouped together.
    • Reference format.
  • Allows students to use the text as a reference long after the class is over.
    • Broad coverage.
  • Encourages students to "get up and running" as a user on a UNIX system regardless of what platform they are using.
    • Exploration of the Bourne, C, and Korn shells in detail.
  • Provides coverage of all the major UNIX shells.
    • Chapter Objectives, projects, exercises, and a quiz--Appear in each chapter.
  • Gives students an introduction to what they will be learning in the chapter as well as opportunities to practice and test their knowledge.
    • Numerous illustrations, source code, and examples--Appear throughout.
  • Draws students into the text.
    • A chapter on the Internet--Includes a history, overview, and perspectives.
  • Important to understand the Internet so as to better understand UNIX.
    • A chapter on Windowing Systems--Includes an overview of X Windows System. less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 02/06/2003
International: No

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