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Linux Programming For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-0691-8
336 pages
December 2000
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PART I: A Beginner's Introduction to Linux Programming.

Chapter 1: Checking Out How Linux Programming Works.

Chapter 2: Designing Your First User Interface.

Chapter 3: Writing Your First Linux Program.

PART II: The Basics of Writing Code.

Chapter 4: Getting Indecisive with Variables.

Chapter 5: Interfacing with the User.

Chapter 6: Who Were Those Masked Operators?

PART III: Making Decisions.

Chapter 7: The if, if else, and if elif Statements.

Chapter 8: The case Statement.

Chapter 9: Nested Control Structures.

PART IV: Loops and Loops.

Chapter 10: The while Loop.

Chapter 11: The for in Loop.

Chapter 12: Nested Loops and Quick Exits.

PART V: Writing Subprograms.

Chapter 13: Waxing Efficient with Functions (So You Don't Have to Retype Code!).

Chapter 14: Getting Down with Subprograms.

Chapter 15: Understanding Arguments ... Not the Ones with Your Mother-in-Law.

PART VI: Database Programs and Printing.

Chapter 16: Working with Database Files.

Chapter 17: Making Your Program Print Stuff Out.

PART VII: Debugging Your Program.

Chapter 18: Getting Chatty with Comments.

Chapter 19: Stamping Out Bugs in Your Program.

PART VIII: Automating E-Mail.

Chapter 20: Getting Goofy with E-Mail.

Chapter 21: Automatic E-Mailing.

PART IX: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten of the Most Useful Linux Utilities.

Chapter 23: Ten Sources of More Linux Programming Information.

Chapter 24: Ten Linux Programming Topics That Didn't Fit Anywhere Else.

PART X: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big Piece of vi.

Appendix C: Shell Conversion.

Appendix D: Linux Programming Exercises.

Appendix E: Surfing for Sample Code.


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