Programmer's Guide to NCurses
By Dan Gookin
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: May 2007
Pages: 556

Programming the console in UNIX?

Here's just what you need

With the growing popularity of Mac OS X and various Linuxflavors, UNIX claims more and more devotees every day. The nCurseslibrary is the programming tool you need to work in thisenvironment, and this book is your all-purpose nCursesreference.

First, you'll get a no-nonsense tutorial guide to the nCursesversion 5.5 library, taking you from basic to advanced functionsstep by step. Then you'll find an A-to-Z reference of more than 175nCurses functions, cross-referenced and illustrated with examples.Dan Gookin is known for making technology make sense. You'll soonsee why.

Build a firm foundation for nCurses

  • Learn techniques that can be used to program Linux, FreeBSD,Mac OS X, or any other UNIX-based OS
  • Program, control, and manipulate text on the terminalscreen
  • Control interactive I/O, organize content into windows on thescreen, and use color to highlight text and organizeinformation
  • Use a mouse to further refine input
  • Create nCurses programs using your choice of editors
  • Gain a solid understanding of nCurses, from the basics to theadvanced
  • Find hundreds of quick, easy-to-understand programmingexamples
  • Explore the detailed nCurses library reference included, withexamples and cross-references as well as more details anddescriptions than you'll find anywhere else
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