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Frank da CruzAlso see: [Online books] [Kermit Bibliography]
February 8, 2016
Kermit books and manuals have been published in English and several other languages ever since 1987. Most of these are now out of print but still available at Amazon.com (SEARCH), some of them in Kindle e-book editions. CLICK HERE to see a Kermit bibliography. To see if Amazon.com (USA) has any of the German, French, or Japanese Kermit books, CLICK HERE.
Frank da Cruz and Christine M. Gianone, Using C-Kermit,
Second Edition, Digital
Press / Butterworth-Heinemann, Woburn, MA, 1997, 622 pages, ISBN
1-55558-164-1. In computer and book stores, from
Also published in German.
The second edition is current for C-Kermit 6.0;
the new features of C-Kermit 7.0 are described in
the C-Kermit 7.0 Update Notes;
the new features of C-Kermit 8.0 are described in
the C-Kermit 8.0 Update Notes;
new features of C-Kermit 9.0 are described in
the C-Kermit 9.0 Update Notes.
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The Kermit 95 book was published in 1995 along with Kermit 95 itself, and packaged in a big box with the software diskettes and a copy of Using C-Kermit, first edition, total weight several pounds. The cover of the Kermit 95 book is, well, horrible. Our sketch for a design was given to a designer who evidently favored Hot Wheels and Dungeons and Dragons. We were thinking more VW Beetle or Mini Cooper, exploring a friendlier landscape, not the Mountains of Doom (after the first release of K95, the manual was online only). Authors rarely get approval of book covers, and worse, even of the titles. The title of the first Kermit book should have been The Kermit File Transfer Protocol but the designer changed it for, well, design reasons. By the way, the cover of that book shows an IBM PC/AT on the left, connected to a DEC VAX, which is accessed by a DEC Rainbow, which was DEC's answer to the IBM PC.