The Art of UNIX Programming
by Eric S. Raymond
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional 2003
Number of pages: 560
Topics covered: Why Unix (the term being defined to include Linux) is the way it is, and the people who made it that way. Commentary from Ken Thompson, Steve Johnson, Brian Kernighan, and David Korn enables readers to understand the thought processes of the creators of Unix.
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