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Old 08-01-2006, 08:11 PM   #1
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looking for network programming books/tutorials


Hey, I was wandering if anyone could reference me to any good linux networking tutorials/books. I am looking at buying UNIX Network Programming by W. Richard Stevens, but I thought I'd get some opinions first. I have a good understanding of C, C++, Python, and am looking for something fairly comprehensive.
 
Old 08-03-2006, 09:02 AM   #2
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Stevens' book is a standard and is very good. I also recommend "Linux Programming by Example" by Arnold Robbins and, for lots of good, practical examples, "Building Open Source Network Security Tools" by Mike D. Schiffman. Finally, you simply can't beat "Advanced Linux Programming" http://www.advancedlinuxprogramming.com/ for the price and ease of obtaining.

In the end, you are probably going to be mostly involved with packet capture and packet building libraries, so hopefully I can save you some time and suggest that you Google for resources on pcap and libnet.

Good luck!
 
Old 08-03-2006, 02:21 PM   #3
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zaichik, thanks for all the great references. I'll definantly look into pcap and libnet and the books you suggested, too. Advanced Linux Programming looks like a great open source book, and those are always appreciated (:.
 
Old 08-04-2006, 02:52 PM   #4
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i have vol 2 of "Unix Network Programming". i would recommend it, vol 1 may be more what you are looking for, i have not viewed it yet though.
 
Old 08-05-2006, 02:25 PM   #5
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I also recommend you read the TCP/IP Illustrated series.
 
Old 08-08-2006, 12:48 AM   #6
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Hey, thanks for all the advice! I think I've got more than enough to get started now.
 
  


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