Course code: M7D-SPESS01
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This one-day course provides an introduction to a range of fundamental system programming concepts: file I/O using system calls, signals, processes, and process lifecycle. The course consists of a mixture of presentations coupled with practical exercises that allow participants to apply the knowledge learned in the presentations.
The course provides the prerequisite knowledge that is required for either of the follow-on courses, Linux/UNIX Threads and IPC Programming (M7D-TIPC01) and Linux/UNIX IPC Programming (M7D-IPC02).
Previous system programming experience is not required.
This course covers the same topics as the first day of the System Programming for Linux Containers (M7D-SPLC02) course.
The course employs a lecture+lab format.
The audience for this course includes:
In order to get the most out of the course, participants should have:
The content of the course is applicable in a range of compiled programming languages, such as C, C++, Rust, and D and scripting languages such as Python, and participants are welcome to use their preferred language in the lab sessions.
Note: previous system programming experience is not required.
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 participants receive a course book of around 100 pages. The course book includes all of the slides and exercises presented in the course. Some notable features of the course book are the following:
In addition to the course book, participants receive a copy of The Linux Programming Interface, in ebook form.
For onsite and virtual onsite courses, please email firstname.lastname@example.org regarding availability and pricing.
|20 March 2023||Online: UTC-4 timezone (Americas)||16||Registration|
|24 April 2023||Online: UTC+2 timezone (Europe)||14||Registration|
|25 March 2024||Online: UTC-4 timezone (Americas)||16||Registration|
|22 April 2024||Online: UTC+2 timezone (Europe)||14||Registration|
Online courses in Europe timezones are normally timed around Berlin time, starting at 08:00, 08:30, or 09:00. Online courses in Americas timezones are normally timed around New York time, starting at 09:00 or 10:00. Depending on the length of breaks, classes typically run for 8.5 to 9 hours per day.
For public online courses, the per-attendee price is €700 reduced to €650 when booked (and either paid or a company purchase order is supplied) at least 4 weeks before the start of the course. (In addition, 19% German 19% VAT is charged for participants attending from German locations; 19% German VAT is also applicable for private attendees in any location in the European Union without a VAT ID.)
For public in-person courses in Munich, GERMANY, the per-attendee price is €700 + 19% German VAT (MWSt).
The in-person course 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 email@example.com for details.
Michael Kerrisk has a unique set of qualifications and experience that ensure that course participants receive training of a very high standard:
For more information about the trainer, as well as many reasons why you might want to consider choosing man7.org training courses, please see reasons to choose man7.org training,
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