Programming the Be Operating System
by Dan Parks Sydow
Publisher: O'Reilly 1999
Number of pages: 400
The Be operating system is a great platform just waiting for applications. This book gives C++ programmers their start to developing those applications. The book begins with typical "Hello, world" programs and gradually adds elements of the graphical interface. It carefully describes drawing and message handling. While the focus is on the graphical interface, basic OS features like threads and file handling are also introduced.
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