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What is OSDev?
OSDev is the hobby and process of developing a custom operating system and/or kernel. Building a Linux distro is typically not considered OSDev.
Traditionally, low-level systems programming languages (such as C and C++) are used for Operating System development, but theoretically any language can be used after porting a runtime for it.
There are various online communities around hobbyist operating system development. The most notable one is probably osdev.org.
If you find this work useful, please cite it as:
title = "OS Development",
author = "Yaltirakli, Gokberk",
journal = "gkbrk.com",
year = "2021",
url = "https://www.gkbrk.com/wiki/OSDev/"
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Gokberk Yaltirakli, "OS Development", October, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://www.gkbrk.com/wiki/OSDev/. [Accessed Oct. 13, 2021].
Yaltirakli, G. (2021, October 13). OS Development. https://www.gkbrk.com/wiki/OSDev/
Gokberk Yaltirakli, OS Development, GKBRK.COM (Oct. 13, 2021), https://www.gkbrk.com/wiki/OSDev/