Paperback: 784 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 2 edition (November 18, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 9.9 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
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Very succinct book for early learners like myself (neophytes as my teacher calls us). There is the full linux kernel development book in its fifth edition, but that can be dense and frustrating for beginners. This Operating System Concepts Essentials has a great accompanying website with lots of great code examples and various resources that are very helpful.
I bought this book for the one of computer science classes.At the beginning, reading this book was a kind of suffer. I don't blame on the author, as the operating system itself is so hard to in teach. It was hard for me to follow the content as I had little knowledge about the operating system but I did familiar about C programming. This book was heavy so I wonder that's why the university uses this book. Haha!Most examples in this book was programmed in C.I am reading this book as the second time now, and started to follow the way in which the author of this book talked about the OS.
Good condition.But I dropped this class.;)
It was as I expected.
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