The Linux Development Platform

The Linux Development Platform

The Linux Development Platform shows how to choose the best open source and GNU development tools for your specific needs, and integrate them into a complete development environment that maximizes your effectiveness in any project.


This book describes how to build a development environment based upon Linux systems. It provides a one-stop reference on all the tools used by the Open Source community for development purposes. It includes information about open source and GNU tools including editors, compilers and assemblers, debuggers, version control systems, Java and other Open Source utilities commonly used during the development process. It also includes a chapter on how to use Linux for cross-platform development systems. The book is useful for all developers as a reference to development tools.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to Software Development
  • Working With Editors
  • Compilers and Assemblers
  • Using GNU make
  • Working with GNU Debugger
  • Introduction to CVS
  • Miscellaneous Tools
  • Cross-Platform and Embedded Systems Development
  • Platform Independent Development with Java

Book Details

Author(s): Rafeeq Ur Rehman and Christopher Paul.
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Format(s): PDF
File size: 15.70 MB
Number of pages: 772
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