hisham hm

Advice for a beginning Linux programmer

A piece from a private message I posted in a forum, which I thought it could be useful to share.

As advice for somebody just starting out writing system utils, what resources have you found the most useful/valuable over the years? What is worth spending lots of time to understand? Best books? Advice that you wish you knew 8 years ago?

Oh, good questions. I can only think of general pieces of advice; you may already know some, most or all of them, but let’s see:

That’s all I can think of for the moment, I hope that helps!

Happy hacking!