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BeagleBone Essentials by Rodolfo Giometti

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Writing a custom daemon

As seen earlier, our BeagleBone Black has a lot of ready-to-use software, and a lot of readily available daemons that are useful for a lot of different tasks. However, we are developers, and if we have to develop some controlling or monitoring systems, it's quite normal that we should need a custom daemon to do our custom job.

In this last section, we'll see how to write our own daemon in several programming languages using a daemon skeleton that can be used to develop really complex daemons. Due to a lack of space, I cannot add all the possible features a daemon has, but the presented skeletons will have whatever you need to know about the daemon's creation.

All the example codes will implement a daemon with the following ...

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