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LFD401 Developing Applications For Linux

This course helps how to develop applications for the Linux environment. In this course, participants will get hands-on experience with the necessary tools and methods…

Certificate None
Duration 5 Days
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Accreditor The Linux Foundation
Languages English

What is included in LFD401 Developing Applications For Linux

Course Description

This course helps how to develop applications for the Linux environment. In this course, participants will get hands-on experience with the necessary tools and methods for Linux application development and learn about the features and techniques that are unique to Linux.

Course Information

Certification: None

Duration: 5 Days

Domain: Solution Development and Deployment

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom

Accreditor: The Linux Foundation

Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware


  • Software Developers
  • Java Developers

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Be able to learn the most important tools and methods for developing applications in C, and doing systems programming under Linux, including:
    • Compilers, compiling, linking and loading programs.
    • Building and using both static and shared libraries.
    • Using make and developing Makefiles.
    • Version control.
    • Debugging techniques.
    • How system calls are made and the difference with regular library functions.
    • The structure of Linux filesystems.
    • File I/O functions, using both system-level and standard library calls.
    • Advanced file operations, including directory and stat functions, and file locking.
    • Process management, including forking and executing, exiting, process groups, and waiting.
    • Pipes, unnamed and named (FIFOs).
    • Signal dispatching and handling.
    • Writing multithreaded applications using the pthreads (POSIX Threads) library and API.
    • An introduction to network socket programming.
    • System V and POSIX IPC, including shared memory, semaphores, and message queues.
  • Have the necessary tools to develop advanced applications on a Linux system, upon mastering this material.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Preliminaries

Module 3: Libraries

Module 4: Compilers

Module 5: Make

Module 6: Source Control

Module 7: Debugging and Core Dumps

Module 8: Debugging Tools

Module 9: System Calls

Module 10: Memory Management and Allocation

Module 11:  Files and Filesystems in Linux

Module 12:  File I/O

Module 13: Advanced File Operations

Module 14: Processes – I

Module 15: Processes – II

Module 16: Pipes and Fifos

Module 17:  Asynchronous I/O**

Module 18: Signals – I

Module 19: Signals – II

Module 20: POSIX Threads – I

Module 21: POSIX Threads – II

Module 22: Networking and Sockets

Module 23: Sockets – Addresses and Hosts

Module 24: Sockets – Ports and Protocols

Module 25: Sockets – Clients

Module 26: Sockets – Servers

Module 27: Sockets – Input/Output Operations

Module 28: Sockets – Options

Module 29: Netlink Sockets

Module 30: Sockets – Multiplexing and Concurrent Servers

Module 31: Inter Process Communication

Module 32: Shared Memory

Module 33: Semaphores

Module 34: Message Queues

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