UNIX Shell Programming

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Hayden Books, 1990 - Computer science - 490 pages
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UNIX Shell Programming, Revised Edition, shows UNIX users how to quickly and easily automate routine tasks by taking command of the UNIX shell. The shell makes light work of big tasks by transferring your simple instructions into powerful commands that put UNIX through its paces. You dont have to be a programmer, or a UNIX expert, to use shell programming to take control of your environment - if you are acquainted with UNIX, this book can take you the rest of the way. If you are a programmer, youll be surprised at the range of tasks you can automate with the shell - and at the speed and convenience the shell has over many high-level programming languages. If youre from the growing ranks of UNIX system administrators, this book shows how the shell can make your life easier while improving your service.

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with Directories 10 File Name Substitution 24 Standard
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Tools of the Trade
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And Away We Go
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About the author (1990)

Stephen G. Kochan has been developing software and writing books for over 20 years. He is the author and coauthor of several best-selling titles on the C language, including "Programming in C" and "Programming in ANSI C" (both from Sams Publishing)," Programming C for the Mac" (Macmillan Computer Publishing),"" and "Topics in C Programming" (Wiley Publishing), as well as several Unix titles, including "Exploring the Unix System" and "Unix Shell Programming" (both Sams Publishing),"" and "Unix System Security" (Hayden Books),"" His most recent title on Mac programming is "Programming in Objective-C" (Sams Publishing), which is a tutorial on the primary programming language used on the Mac for application development.

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