Also check out the many Haiku-related articles that have been contributed over the years.
Here is an overview of all the available documents for users and developers.
- Haiku Book (nightly builds, work in progress)
- Human Interface Guidelines (work in progress)
- Icon Guidelines
BeBook and Be Newsletters
These are legacy BeOS documents released as reference material for those who want to familiarize themselves with the BeAPI and Haiku programming in general. Both the BeBook and the BeNewsletters are released under permission from ACCESS Co., the current owners of all the BeOS intellectual property.
- Practical File System Design with the Be File System, by Dominic Giampaolo
- Programming the Be Operating System, by Dan Parks Sydow (note: written against the BeOS API circa R3/R4, this book is good as a general introduction, but not a definitive guide on how to develop applications in/for Haiku)
- The Art of BeOS Programming, by Shin-ya Koga (in Japanese)
- BeOS: Porting Unix Applications, by MC Brown
- Writing Video Card Drivers In BeOS by Rudolf Cornelissen