The Craft of Text Editing
by Craig A. Finseth
Publisher: Lulu.com 2006
Number of pages: 259
This book covers all aspects of creating a character-based text editor. In the process, it discusses many aspects of creating a large application program including user interface, speed/memory/I/O tradeoffs, and many other considerations.
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