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Computer Science | Beginning Portable Shell Scripting - From Novice to Professional

Beginning Portable Shell Scripting

From Novice to Professional

Seebach, Peter

2008, 376 p.

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  • A modern update to shell scripting: the new portability issues are introduced
  • Appeals to a broad range of technology customers across Linux, OS X and Unix
  • Written by Peter Seebach, an acknowledged community contributor in his field

Portable shell scripting is the future of modern Linux, OS X, and Unix command–line access. Beginning Portable Shell Scripting: From Novice to Professional teaches shell scripting by using the common core of most shells and expands those principles to all of scripting.

You will learn about portable scripting and how to use the same syntax and design principles for all shells. You'll discover about the interaction between shells and other scripting languages like Ruby and Python, and everything you learn will be shown in context for Linux, OS X, bash, and AppleScript.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » AppleScript - Linux - OS X - Python - Ruby - Shell Scripting - scripting

Related subjects » Computer Science

Table of contents 

  1. Introduction to Shell Scripting
  2. Patterns and Regular Expressions
  3. Basic Shell Scripting
  4. Core Shell Features Explained
  5. Shells Within Shells
  6. Invocation and Execution
  7. Shell Language Portability
  8. Utility Portability
  9. Bringing It All Together
  10. Shell Script Design
  11. Mixing and Matching

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