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Features the complete source code for the DOS work-alike operating system, RxDOS, which parallels the commercial DOS system. Explains the architecture, command structure, and operation of DOS, and shows how to usurp the MS DOS COMMAND.COM component and other functions. The accompanying disk contains source code for RxDOS, which readers can use in their own programs to emulate DOS functions and features.
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Synopsis:

The source code of MS-DOS is both secret and copyright-protected. Using the DOS work-alike RxDOS, created to emulate and parallel the commercial system, Dissecting DOS reveals for the first time the code-level operation of DOS. By studying the source code of RxDOS included on disk, readers will be able to understand MS-DOS's inner workings.

About the Author

Michael Podanoffsky has been programming professionally for twenty years and currently develops object interfaces and database architectures for a major software publisher. He has written several articles for leading computer programming periodicals.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780201626872
Author:
Podanoffsky, Michael
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - IBM Compatible
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Ms-dos (computer operating system)
Subject:
Operating Systems - DOS
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
November 1994
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9 x 7.3 x 1.1 in 794 gr

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"Synopsis" by , The source code of MS-DOS is both secret and copyright-protected. Using the DOS work-alike RxDOS, created to emulate and parallel the commercial system, Dissecting DOS reveals for the first time the code-level operation of DOS. By studying the source code of RxDOS included on disk, readers will be able to understand MS-DOS's inner workings.
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