Shell Scripting (Continued)

Shell Scripting (Continued)


This course is designed for experienced programmers and support staff, who have some experience of UNIX or Linux shell scripting, and who will be implementing further more advanced shell scripts.


Attendees should have a good basic understanding of UNIX/Linux shell scripting, this can be obtained through our UNIX & Linux Shell Scripting (BASH, Korn & Bourne) course. Additionally, at least three months further practical experience is recommended.


3 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This course will provide programmers and UNIX/Linux Support Staff, who already have a basic understanding of shell scripting, with the skills necessary to construct advanced UNIX and Linux shell scripts.

This course is appropriate for both Korn and BASH shells, and applicable to all major variants of UNIX and Linux.

Course Content

Understanding the differences between the various shells and writing portable scripts.
Defining scripting standards and generating scripts to a defined standard.
Power editing, using function libraries and productivity tools.
Writing scripts for version control, program generation and installation.
Using advanced shell facilities.
The Stream Editor (sed).
The awk utility and programming language.
Using scripting to write your own UNIX/Linux commands and manual pages.
Using scripting to produce code maintenance and data conversion utilities.
Using scripting for system monitoring and system management.

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