basic tools / Universal Unix
Tom Ivar Helbekkmo
tih at hamartun.priv.no
Tue Oct 17 04:16:31 AEST 2017
Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> writes:
> When I answer questions on quora about learning Linux and other UNIX
> derivative, I still point them at their book: *The Unix Programming
I never got around to reading that book until I'd been a sysadmin for
about twenty years, and it was still a revelation. I thought I'd just
skim through it to sort of check it off the list, but I ended up
learning a lot of great stuff.
That one, and Kernighan and Pike: "The Practice of Programming", are two
books I keep recommending to people.
Most people who graduate with CS degrees don't understand the significance
of Lisp. Lisp is the most important idea in computer science. --Alan Kay
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