Computer Science from the Bottom Up
by Ian Wienand
Publisher: bottomupcs.com 2013
Computer Science from the Bottom Up: a free, online book designed to teach computer science from the bottom end up. Topics covered include binary and binary logic, operating systems internals, toolchain fundamentals and system library fundamentals.
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