The first complete developer's guide to this exciting new breakthrough technology.
The Inferno operating system is ideal for building interactive applications for set-top boxes, PDAs, palm-tops, and other networked devices that have limited computing resources, but need to handle multimedia such as streaming audio and video. This book provides a comprehensive guide to this technology.
� Written by the host of the Inferno/Limbo FAQ
� This is the first complete developer's guide to building Inferno applications with Limbo
� Each chapter lists common programming pitfalls to avoid
� Each chapter also features an in-depth analysis of a complete sample application that uses the particular concepts covered in it
Phillip Stanley-Marbell is a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University, and maintains the Inferno/Limbo FAQ. He has been an Inferno user since its original release, and has worked on two commercial products that used Inferno.
Preface. Introduction. An Overview of Limbo. Data Types. Using Modules. System I/O. Programming with Threads. Channels. Styx Servers. Networking. Cryptographic Facilities. Graphics. Appendix A Limbo Language Grammar. Appendix B Module Reference. Appendix C Selected Manual Pages. Bibliography. Index.