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The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX &hellip by Michael Kerrisk
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I've been working as a C / C++ programmer for many years and good systems level API documentation is often hard to come by. Resources will often document API function calls in quite some detail but fail to explain how they were intended to be used properly. This can lead to a long time spent debugging applications that, as far as you understand, should be implemented correctly. This book does not suffer from that shortcoming!

This book does an excellent job at explaining both the function calls and how they are intended to be used. Every part I've delved into has explained it's subject in depth and with a surprising level of clarity. In short, it's the Linux API book I've… Read more

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