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Site Offer Nearly 50,000 UNIX/Linux sysadmins, developers, and power users have used UNIX Shells by Example to become expert shell programmers.

Drawing on 20 years' experience as a shell programming instructor, Ellie Quigley's new edition of UNIX® Shells by Example guides readers through every facet of programming all leading UNIX/Linux shells: bourne, bash, korn, C, and tcsh. Quigley illuminates each concept with up-to-date, classroom-tested code examples designed to help you jump-start your own projects. She also systematically introduces awk, sed, and grep for both UNIX and GNU/Linux . . . it covers everything you'll ever need to know about Shell.

Key features include:

  • Shell programming fundamentals: what shells are, what they do, how they work
  • Comprehensive coverage of Linux shell programming with bash
  • Shell Programming QuickStart: makes first-time shell programmers productive in just 15 pages
  • Shell programming for sysadmins: walks you through key UNIX and Linux system shell scripts

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