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News from the User Support Bookshop
Since the last CNL we have received the following new books to
add to the catalogue:
- Simulink Dynamic system simulation
(Mathworks): this is the software that goes with the Student
edition of MATLAB 5 that is already on sale; it has been
requested by the engineering group to complement what we already
- Adobe FrameMaker (version 5.5) (Adobe):
this is the official Framemaker manual from
Adobe. It comes in a bundle with a "getting started guide",
the "user guide" and a "quick reference card". It complements the
tutorial we already have in stock called Classroom in a
- The Essential Distributed Objects (Orfali,
Harkey, Edwards): another title stocked by popular request and
covering distributed objects, component technologies and their
- The Linux Kernel Book (Card, Dumas, Mevel):
a book on Linux kernel internals, the current version is based on 2.0
although it has a section describing differences with 2.2.
Comparable to the "Linux Kernel Internals" by M. Beck
et al. Its distinctive feature is a wider introduction to Linux and
to the development tools under Linux. Also, the specific kernel
chapters are carefully structured, starting from a Basic Concepts
section and progressing to Implementation details at the end.
- C++ For C programmers (Pohl): a new edition
of this popular book, the title being self-explanatory.
- Perl CookBook (by Christiansen,
Torkington): this book is stocked by popular demand. It is a
relatively new book from O'Reilly that contains a
collection of problems, solutions and practical examples. This book
is published as a companion to "Programming Perl", our
best selling book on the subject.
- Perl in a Nutshell (by Siever, Spainhour,
Patwardhan): from the popular O'Reilly
Nutshell series this is a useful reference guide to the Perl
- The Unix CD Bookshelf: this is a 6 book
CD-ROM included with a paper copy of Unix in a
Nutshell. The six books are, Unix Power Tools,
Learning the Unix operating system, sed & awk, Learning the vi
editor, Learning the korn shell and Unix in a Nutshell. The CD
is extensively hyperlinked and runs on most platforms, including
Linux of course.
- Digital Unix system administrators guide
(by Cheek): requested by the Digital Unix analysts from IT, this
book is the first reference guide dedicated to Digital Unix. Valid
for basic and advanced users and covers mainly version 4.0.
We are also selling AutoDesk manuals for the IT/CE
group. We have the set of books both in English and in French on
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