Book recommendations (slightly OT)

Brandon Gooch jamesbrandongooch at
Wed Jul 27 22:31:49 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 2:57 PM, Mark Moellering <mark at> wrote:
> I want to automate some tasks, creating directories, file editing, etc.  I
> was going to pick up a book on shell scripting but wanted to ask the list
> if;
> A) I am barking up the wrong tree and should use something else.
> B) If I am headed in the right direction, what is the best book / resource
> to use?
> Thanks in advance
> Mark Moellering

You should check this out, from our friends at Apple:

I haven't gone through it, but I've perused it, and it looks like a
good place to start learning.


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