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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

List price: $34.95
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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
User interaction
Operating systems
Dynamic libraries
Portability and data
Internationalization and localization
Scripting languages
Cross-platform libraries and toolkits
The rules for portability