More than three quarters of a million programmers have benefited from this book in all of its editions Written by Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C , this is the world s most trusted and widely read book on C For this special hardcover edition, two new appendixes on locales and standard librar
Learning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object oriented computer programming language like Java You might think the problem is your brain It seems to have a mind of its own, a mind that doesn t always want to take in the dry, technical stuff you re forced to study.
Elegant, sleek, powerful, and stable, Mac OS X has delighted many a loyal Mac user, and gone one step further it s turned them into Unix users, too Perhaps you re already familiar with Unix, just not on the Mac Or perhaps you opened your Utilities folder, spotted the Terminal icon and double clic
With the same insight and authority that made their book The Unix programming Environment a classic, Brian Kernighan and Rob Pike have written The Practice of Programming to help make individual programmers effective and productive.
Capturing a wealth of experience about the design of object oriented software, four top notch designers present a catalog of simple and succinct solutions to commonly occurring design problems Previously undocumented, these 23 patterns allow designers to create flexible, elegant, and ultimatel
Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, Python is the popular open source object oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications Python is considered easy to learn, but there s no quicker way to mastery of the language than learning from an expert teacher
This introduction to compilers is the direct descendant of the well known book by Aho and Ullman, Principles of Compiler Design The authors present updated coverage of compilers based on research and techniques that have been developed in the field over the past few years The book provides a thoro
If you are an experienced C programmer with a working knowledge of UNIX, you cannot afford to be without this up to date tutorial on the system call interface and the most important functions found in the ANSI C library Rich Stevens describes than 200 system calls and functions since he belie
Are you still designing web sites like it s 1999 If so, you re in for a surprise Since the last edition of this book appeared five years ago, there has been a major climate change with regard to web standards Designers are no longer using X HTML as a design tool, but as a means of defining the m
Perl is a powerful programming language that has grown in popularity since it first appeared in 1988 The first edition of this book, Programming Perl, hit the shelves in 1990, and was quickly adopted as the undisputed bible of the language Since then, Perl has grown with the times, and so has this
lucid, in depth descriptions of the behavior of every HTML tag on every major browser and platform, plus enough dry humor to make the book a pleasure to read Edward Mendelson, PC Magazine When they say definitive they re not kidding Linda Roeder, About.com Put everthing you need to kn
Even if you never intend to become a computer nerd, with this book you can learn to talk like one The author provides uncomplicated explanations of fuzzy computer terms and a key to pronunciation, as well as a special section of cryptic symbols and acronyms and their explanations Word and nerd h
Get instant access to the UNIX commands and functions you need with this fast and friendly reference guide to all things UNIX UNIX For Dummies Quick Reference, 4th Edition, clues you in to the most popular and essential parts of UNIX X Windows managers, text editors, sending and receiving electron