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Write Portable Code A Guide to Developing Software for Multiple Platforms

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ISBN-10: 1593270569

ISBN-13: 9781593270568

Edition: 2005

Authors: Brian Hook

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Portable software development is writing software that runs on a broad range of computer systems instead of just one (e.g., Windows). Programmers often pick up the idioms, tricks and methodologies for developing cross-platform software through sheer trial and error, as they encounter the same mistakes and patterns of code over time. If you're an intermediate-to advanced-level programmer who'd rather cut to the chase, "Write Portable Code contains the lessons, patterns and knowledge you'll need for developing cross-platform software. "Write Portable Code explains how to: avoid common portability mistakes when starting out a new project, thereby saving time when a port must occur …    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: No Starch Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction : the art of portable software development
Portability concepts
ANSI C and C++
Techniques for portability
Editing and source control
Processor differences
Floating point
Preprocessor
Compilers
User interaction
Networking
Operating systems
Dynamic libraries
Filesystems
Scalability
Portability and data
Internationalization and localization
Scripting languages
Cross-platform libraries and toolkits
POSH
The rules for portability