Beginning Open Source Development on Linux
By William Rothwell
Publisher: Pearson
Final Release Date: August 2016
Run time: 6 hours 4 minutes

6+ Hours of Video Instruction

Get started developing applications on Linux!


Beginning Open Source Development on Linux LiveLessons provides an introduction to the world of Open Source Software (OSS) development so you can quickly acquire the skills you need to develop in a Linux environment. This video teaches you everything you need to know to gain a solid foundation in the concepts of OSS as well as an introduction to essential Linux functions. You will also discover which programming languages are available before exploring specific languages, including BASH shell scripting, Perl, Python, C, C++, and Java. An introduction to GIT, a tool that allows for version control of software products, is also included.

About the Instructor

William “Bo” Rothwell is a Lead Instructor and Courseware Developer at One Course Source. William has more than twenty years of experience teaching Unix and Linux courses. During his career he has authored over thirty technical courses on topics that include programing and system administration. In addition to his Linux experience, his areas of expertise also include Perl, Python, Tcl/TK, and Shell programming.

Skill Level

  • Beginning
What You Will Learn
  • Open Source development in Linux fundamentals
Who Should Take This Course
  • Any individual who wants to create Open Source Software on Linux-based systems.
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