The purpose of this document is multi-faceted. It is intended as:
- A gentle introduction to Upstart.
- A Cookbook of recipes and best-practises for solving common and not so common problems.
- An extended guide to the configuration syntax of Upstart.
It attempts to explain the intricacies of Upstart with worked examples and lots of details.
Note that the reference documentation for Upstart will always be the manual pages: this is merely a supplement to them.