Books

My Books - W. David Ashley

The following are some books I have either partially or fully authored.

Automating Virtual Machines (2016-Alpha)
This guide is for programmers and administrators that want to automate virtual machines via the libvirt Python interface. The guide is availabe in PDF.
Libvirt Applications Development Guide Using Python (2015, updated 2016)
This guide is for programmers and administrators that want to access virtual machines via the libvirt Python interface. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
LinuxSA (2015)
This is both software and documentation for analyzing security vulnerabilities of a Linux host. The software is available at SourceForge. The howto documentation is available at LinuxSA website.
Open Object Rexx Extensions (2014)
This guide is for programmers that want to make use of the standard set of ooRexx function extensions. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
Open Object Rexx Programmer's Guide (2014)
This guide is for programmers that want to make use of the ooRexx API interfaces. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
Open Object Rexx Reference Guide (2014)
This guide is for programmers that want to learn the ooRexx language and the available functions and object-oriented interfaces. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
Open Object Rexx FTP Guide (2014)
This guide is for programmers that want to make use of the FTP class interface. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
Open Object Rexx Math Guide (2014)
This guide is for programmers that want to make use of the Math function interface. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
Open Object Rexx Socket Guide (2014)
This guide is for programmers that want to make use of the Socket functions, class interface, and e-mail interface. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
Open Object Rexx Unix Extensions (2014)
This guide is for programmers that want to make use of the standard set of ooRexx Unix function extensions. The guide is availabe in PDF and HTML.
ooRexx GTK+ (2004)
This is both software and documentation for the ooRexx GTK+ product. This project is open source and available for download at SourceForge. The documentation is available at ooRexx GTK+ website.
OS2Linux (2004)
This is both software and documentation for the OS2Linux product. This project is open source and available for download at SourceForge. The documentation is available at OS2Linux website.
Mod_rexx (2004)
This is both software and documentation for the mod_rexx product. This project is open source and available for download at SourceForge. The documentation is available at Mod_rexx website.
OS/2 GammaTech Rexx SuperSet/2 (1994)

This was both software and documentation for the GammaTech Rexx SuperSet/2 product. This was originally sold by SofTouch Systems from 1994-99. I was the author of both the software and the documentation. The documentation was produced in INF format and is only readable from OS/2.