- Compiling the GLib package — How to compile GLib itself
- Cross-compiling the GLib package — How to cross-compile GLib
- Writing GLib Applications — General considerations when programming with GLib
- Compiling GLib Applications — How to compile your GLib application
- Running GLib Applications — How to run and debug your GLib application
- Changes to GLib — Incompatible changes made between successing versions of GLib
- Mailing lists and bug reports — Getting help with GLib
GLib is a general-purpose utility library, which provides many useful data types, macros, type conversions, string utilities, file utilities, a mainloop abstraction, and so on. It works on many UNIX-like platforms, as well as Windows and OS X. GLib is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (GNU LGPL).