A quick reference answerbook for solving problems in any common system or language. For computer users who work with a number of different operating systems or programming languages, this easy-to-use answerbook takes the frustration out of trying to do simple operations with a new or unfamiliar system. User's Guide to Operating Systems and Languages is a handy, single-source reference manual of operating systems, and programming languages that virtually eliminates the need for users to wade through pages of complicated documentation to get fast answers to frequently asked questions. This fingertip reference provides instant access to essential information by using actual examples rather than hard-to-digest general forms.
It expertly brings together an enormous amount of useful information impossible to find elsewhere in one place, including: * Dozens of quick reference tables * Examples of simple commands and programming structures * Dialectical and version variations in operating systems and languages * Chapters and appendixes in KERMIT, character codes, floating-point formats, standards, data communication, connections, and typography The manual covers all the basic statements, commands, and functions for an amazing range of systems and languages, enabling users to move from one operating system or programming language to another.