Scalable C - Writing Large-Scale Distributed C

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Pieter Hintjens has been programming C since 1985. He is the author of many free software products written in C: Libero (1991), SFL (1996), Xitami (1998), OpenAMQ (2004). In 2007 he founded the ZeroMQ community. His github profile is

Other books by the same author: "ZeroMQ - Messaging for Many Applications" (O'Reilly), "Culture and Empire: Digital Revolution" (, "The Psychopath Code" (