Unix Shell Scripting Advanced

Monday, July 20, 2009


The Unix Shell Scripting Advanced tutorial is recommended for the more advanced user who has a working knowledge of basic UNIX Shell operation. This course describes how to create programs using the syntax and features of the UNIX Shell, focusing on the most popular-- the Bourne Shell. In this eight hour tutorial, author Mark Virtue will demonstrate techniques that will be compatible with all brands of UNIX, including LINUX.


About this Course
Course Structure

What is the UNIX Shell?

Which Shell?

What is a Shell Script?

Your First Shell Script

A Basic Script
The echo Command

The read Command

Shell Basics Revisited

Special Characters


Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions

Running a Shell Script

Running a Script on the Command-line
Running a Script from within vi

Your PATH and bin

Script Interpreters

CGI Scripts

Shell Programming Features

Shell Variables
Environment Variables

The Trouble with Quotes

Grouping Commands

Line Control

Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions

Introducing the Course Project

Course Project Solution

Conditional Code

True and False
Conditional Command Execution

The if Statement

The else Clause

The elif Clause

Using test

The case Statement

Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions


The while Loop
break and continue

Numerical Calculations

The for Loop

Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions

Text Processing

About Filters

Regular Expressions




Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions


Program Structure
Defining and Calling a Function

Function Parameters

Function Return Values

Functions in Other Files

Case Study: The yesno Function

Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions

Command-line Parameters

Using Command-line Parameters
Using shift

Using set --

Using IFS

Usage Messages

Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions

Advanced Scripting

Default Values for Variables

Temporary Files

Preventing Abnormal Termination

Chapter Exercises

Exercise Solutions

The End

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