michaelsprivate at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 06:28:15 UTC 2020
On Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 8:22 AM Brenda J. Butler <bjb at sourcerer.ca> wrote:
> As for "what is shell programming" ... it's the same as regular programming
> but written in a language that doesn't need to be compiled. Often the
> shell program calls on other programs to do the work. So learning "shell
> programming" is about more than learning the shell language - it is
> also about learning enough of those other little utilities to be
> able to do something useful in the shell.
One of the best books on the subject (in my experience) is "The Unix
Programming Environment" by Kernighan and Pike - written in 1984, it is
still a good text to teach you some of the fundamentals of the ... unix
programming environment ;-).
I highly recommend it.
recursion, n: see 'recursion'
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