An important tool for any programmer worth his or her salt is shell scripting. Shell scripts allow you to use a small amount of code to perform tedious or repetitive tasks by turning it into programs that will save you time. This course will teach you how to create shell scripts on Linux, Unix, and Mac systems so you can add a valuable skill to your repertoire that will make jobs that much easier.
- Access 46 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
- Get a step-by-step process of writing shell scripts that solve real-world problems
- Find & fix most shell scripting errors quickly
- Understand how to accept input from a user & make decisions on that input
- Learn how to accept & process command line arguments
- Discover all the special variables available in shell scripting
Jason Cannon is a professional system administrator, consultant, and author. Jason started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris. He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the books “Linux for Beginners” and “Command Line Kung Fu.”