Programming Texts and Tutorials

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A list of freely available documents (i.e. tutorials, books, guides, reference manuals, etc.) for learning how to program in various languages as well as about various Linux and UNIX related topics. Feel free to link to this. If you instead wish to copy it, then I request that you provide a link to the original page at

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"A set of library routines that enable C programmers to describe arbitrary data structures in a machine-independent way." - External Data Representation: Technical Notes



XML is the Extensible Markup Language. It is designed to improve the functionality of the Web by providing more flexible and adaptable information identification. It is called extensible because it is not a fixed format like HTML (a single, predefined markup language). Instead, XML is actually a `metalanguage' - a language for describing other languages - hich lets you design your own customized markup languages for limitless different types of documents. XML can do this because it's written in SGML, the international standard metalanguage for text markup systems (ISO 8879). - XML FAQ


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