Linux/UNIX System Programming Fundamentals Training

Course code: M7D-SPINTRO01

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Summary

This two-day course provides a sound understanding of the operating system architecture and low-level interfaces (principally, system calls and library functions) that are required to build system-level applications on Linux and UNIX systems. The course consists of a mixture of detailed presentations coupled with a large number of carefully designed practical exercises that allow participants to apply the knowledge learned in the presentations.

By the completion of the course, participants will have the mastered the basic building blocks required to build system-level applications. The course also provides the prerequisite knowledge that is required for the follow on course, Linux/UNIX IPC Programming (M7D-IPC01).

Previous system programming experience (on Linux, UNIX, or any other operating system) is not required.

Overview

Audience and prerequisites

The audience for this course is in practice rather diverse, and includes:

In order to get the most out of the course, participants should have:

Note: previous system programming experience is not required.

Course format

The course employs a lecture+lab format.

Lab sessions

A significant part of the course is spent on practical exercises. The lab sessions also provide participants with the opportunity to obtain one-to-one assistance from the trainer on the course material and exercises.

Course materials

Course participants will receive course books that include all of the slides used in the course. Some notable features of the course books are the following: TLPI front cover (small)

In addition to the course book, participants will receive a copy of The Linux Programming Interface, in either ebook or printed form (or, when possible, both).

Course outline

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About the trainer

Michael Kerrisk has a unique set of qualifications and experience that ensure that course participants receive training of a very high standard: Michael Kerrisk

For more information about the trainer, as well as many reasons why you might want to consider choosing man7.org training courses, please look here.

Past customers

Michael Kerrisk has delivered week-long courses in various countries, including the USA, Australia, Germany, England, France, Holland, Norway, and Switzerland. Past customers include Google, IBM, BMW, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Container Solutions, the French and British governments, and the city of Munich.

Prices

Public courses in Munich

For public courses in Munich, GERMANY, the per-person price is €1100 + German VAT (MWSt). The price includes the cost of training materials as well as lunch and refreshments. Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same company or organization; please inquire at training@man7.org for details.

Onsite courses

For tailored onsite courses at your location, email training@man7.org regarding availability and rates.

Upcoming courses and registration

Date Location Maximum participants
To be announced Munich, Germany 10 Registration