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Wicked Cool Shell Scripts, 2nd Edition by Brandon Perry, Dave Taylor

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0A SHELL SCRIPTS CRASH COURSE

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Bash (and shell scripting in general) has been around for a long time, and every day new people are introduced to the power of shell scripting and system automation with bash. And with Microsoft’s release of an interactive bash shell and Unix subsystem within Windows 10, there’s never been a better time to learn how simple and effective shell scripts can be.

What Is a Shell Script, Anyway?

Ever since the early days of computers, shell scripts have been helping systems administrators and programmers perform tedious jobs that otherwise took time and elbow grease. So what is a shell script, and why should you care? Shell ...

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