Arnold Robbins, Series Editor
Open Source technology has revolutionized the computing world. Many large-scale projects are in production use worldwide, such as Apache, MySQL, and Postgres, with programmers writing applications in a variety of languages including Perl, Python, and PHP. These technologies are in use on many different systems, ranging from proprietary systems, to Linux systems, to traditional UNIX systems, to mainframes.
The Prentice Hall Open Source Software Development Series is designed to bring you the best of these Open Source technologies. Not only will you learn how to use them for your projects, but you will learn from them. By seeing real code from real applications, you will learn the best practices of Open Source developers the world over.
Titles currently in the series include
Linux® Debugging and Performance Tuning: Tips and Techniques
0131492470, Paper, 10/14/2005
The book is not only a high-level strategy guide but also a book that combines strategy with hands-on debugging sessions and performance tuning tools and techniques.
Linux Programming by Example: The Fundamentals
0131429647, Paper, 4/12/2004
Gradually, one step at a time, Robbins teaches both high level principles and "under the hood" techniques. This book will help the reader master the fundamentals needed to build serious Linux software.
The Linux® Kernel Primer: A Top-Down Approach for x86 and PowerPC Architectures
Claudia Salzberg, Gordon Fischer, Steven Smolski
0131181637, Paper, 9/21/2005
A comprehensive view of the Linux Kernel is presented in a top down approachthe big picture first with a clear view of all components, how they interrelate, and where the hardware/software separation exists. The coverage of both the x86 and the PowerPC is unique to this book.