From the Back Cover
Sams Teach Yourself Linux Programming in 24 Hours is a tutorial, organized into a series of easy-to-follow, 1-hour lessons. The book focuses on C, the fundamental language of Linux, throughout the lessons. You will learn- Linux, compilers and GNU, how to code a Linux Utility, Modular programming in "C", how to make files, Linux Command Option Processing, Linux filter programs, Error handling and reporting, Useful debugging techniques, Static and Shared Libraries, Advanced String functions, Conversion Functions, and Pipes and Processes.
About the Author
Warren Gay is a Linux/ UNIX developer for Mackenzie Financial Corporation and has been working as a developer since 1980 in areas including C/ C++ and Java. He has written articles for Linux Journal and won the Caldera CND 1.0 Beta Testing Prize for Linux utilities. If you use Linux… you are probably already using one of the software packages the Warren has donated to the Linux cause.