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UNIX® System V Network Programming by Stephen A. Rago

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Preface

This book is for programmers who are interested in learning how to use the networking interfaces in UNIX System V Release 4 (SVR4). We use real-life examples to demonstrate how interfaces are used and techniques are applied. All too often in the workplace we find ourselves faced with new assignments for which we have little background. In these situations, we must educate ourselves as quickly as possible so that we can competently undertake the task at hand. Although technical manuals usually provide the information necessary to complete a task, they often lack the background, motivation, and explanation that help us to understand more clearly what we’re doing and why we’re doing it.

Intended as a practical reference, this book contains ...

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