Part I. Basics

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Developing on FreeBSD
1.2. The BSD Vision
1.3. Architectural Guidelines
1.4. The Layout of /usr/src
2. Programming Tools
2.1. Synopsis
2.2. Introduction
2.3. Introduction to Programming
2.4. Compiling with cc
2.5. Make
2.6. Debugging
2.7. Using Emacs as a Development Environment
2.8. Further Reading
3. Secure Programming
3.1. Synopsis
3.2. Secure Design Methodology
3.3. Buffer Overflows
3.4. SetUID issues
3.5. Limiting your program's environment
3.6. Trust
3.7. Race Conditions
4. Localization and Internationalization - L10N and I18N
4.1. Programming I18N Compliant Applications
4.2. Localized Messages with POSIX.1 Native Language Support (NLS)
5. Source Tree Guidelines and Policies
5.1. Style Guidelines
5.2. MAINTAINER on Makefiles
5.3. Contributed Software
5.4. Encumbered Files
5.5. Shared Libraries
6. Regression and Performance Testing
6.1. Micro Benchmark Checklist
6.2. The FreeBSD Source Tinderbox

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