Shell Scripting

——   Created by Jason Cannon

Discover How to Automate Command Line Tasks

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JOIN THE OTHER 20,000 SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY MASTERED SHELL SCRIPTING AND THE LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM WITH ONE OF MY TOP RATED COURSES!

If you want to learn how to write shell scripts like a pro, solve real-world problems, or automate repetitive and complex tasks, read on.

Hello. My name is Jason Cannon and I'm the author of Linux for Beginners, Python Programming for Beginners, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. I started my IT career in the late 1990's as a Unix and Linux System Engineer and I'll be sharing my real-world shell scripting and bash programming experience with you throughout this course.

By the end of this course you will be able to create shell scripts with ease. You'll learn how to take tedious and repetitious tasks and turn them into programs that will save you time and simplify your life on Linux, Unix, or MAC systems.

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Here is what you will get and learn by taking this Shell Scripting course:

  • A step-by-step process of writing shell scripts that solve real-world problems.
  • The #1 thing you must do every time you create a shell script.
  • How to quickly find and fix the most common shell scripting errors.
  • For those of you who want to start scripting right away, watch the two video shell scripting crash course. If you do nothing else than watch these two videos you'll be ahead of most shell programmers.
  • How to accept input from a user and then make decisions on that input.
  • How to accept and process command line arguments.
  • What special variables are available, how to use them in your shell scripts, and when to do so.
  • A shell script creation check list -- You'll never have to guess what to include in each of your shell scripts again. Just use this simple check list.
  • A shell script template (boilerplate). Use this format for each of your shell scripts. It shows exactly what to include and where everything goes. Eliminate guesswork!
  • Practice exercises with solutions so you can start using what you learn right away.
  • Real-world examples of shell scripts from my personal collection.
  • A download that contains the scripts used in the presentations and lessons. You'll be able to look at and experiment with everything you're learning.
  • Quizzes after each section just to make sure you're learning the most important aspects of shell scripting.

23 Lessons

Course Overview
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Course overview
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Course downloads
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Shell Scipting, Succinctly
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Shell Scripting Basics
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Shell Scripting Part 1
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Shell Scripting Part 2
Exit Statuses and Return Codes
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Exit status and Return Codes
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Exit status demo
Functions
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Functions Part 1
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Functions Part 2
Shell Script Checklist and Template
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Shell Script Checklist and Template
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About the instructor

Jason started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Jason …

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