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Unix™ Systems Programming: Communication, Concurrency, and Threads by Steven Robbins, Kay A. Robbins

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Preface

UNIX Systems Programming: Communication, Concurrency and Threads is the second edition of Practical UNIX Programming: A Guide to Communication, Concurrency and Multithreading, which was published by Prentice Hall in 1995. We changed the title to better convey what the book is about. Several things have changed, besides the title, since the last edition.

The Internet has become a dominant aspect of computing and of society. Our private information is online; our software is under constant attack. Never has it been so important to write correct code. In the new edition of the book, we tried to produce code that correctly handles errors and special situations. We realized that saying handle all errors but giving code examples with the error ...

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