Korn & Bash Shell Programming

at Certstaffix Training - Largo

Course Details
$1,740 4 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Dec 16, 10:00am - Dec 18, 5:00pm (3 sessions)

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1300 Caraway Ct Ste 200
Btwn McCormick & Arena Drives
Largo, Maryland 20774
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 3

What you'll learn in this programming class:

The vast majority of users utilize the Korn Shell or some variant of the Bourne Shell, such as bash. This course covers both of these shells. It begins with a generalized tutorial of Unix and tools and then moves into detailed coverage of shell programming.

Course Outline

I. Introduction to UNIX and Shell Tools.

Hour 1. Shell Basics.
  • What Is a Command?
  • What Is the Shell?
Hour 2. Script Basics.
  • The UNIX System.
  • Shell Modes and Initialization.
  • Getting Help.
Hour 3. Working with Files.
  • Listing Files.
  • File Contents.
  • Manipulating Files.
Hour 4. Working with Directories.
  • The Directory Tree.
  • Switching Directories.
  • Listing Files and Directories.
  • Manipulating Directories.
Hour 5. Input and Output.
  • Output.
  • Input.
  • File Descriptors.
Hour 6. Manipulating File Attributes.
  • File Types.
  • Owners, Groups, and Permissions.
Hour 7. Processes.
  • Starting a Process.
  • Listing and Terminating Processes.
  • Parent and Child Processes.
II. Shell Programming.

Hour 8. Variables.
  • Working with Variables.
  • Environment and Shell Variables.
Hour 9. Substitution.
  • Filename Substitution (Globbing).
  • Variable Substitution.
  • Command and Arithmetic Substitution.
Hour 10. Quoting.
  • Quoting with Backslashes.
  • Using Single Quotes.
  • Using Double Quotes.
  • Quoting Rules and Situations.
Hour 11. Flow Control.
  • The if Statement.
  • The case Statement.
Hour 12. Loops.
  • The while Loop.
  • The for and select Loops.
  • Loop Control.
Hour 13. Parameters.
  • Special Variables.
  • Options and Arguments.
  • Option Parsing in Shell Scripts.
Hour 14. Functions.
  • Using Functions.
  • Understanding Scope, Recursion, Return Codes, and Data Sharing.
Hour 15. Text Filters.
  • The head and tail Commands.
  • Using grep.
  • Counting Words.
Hour 16. Filtering Text with Regular Expressions.
  • The Basics of awk and sed.
  • Using sed.
Hour 17. Filtering Text with awk.
  • What Is awk?
  • Using awk Features.
Hour 18. Other Tools.
  • The Built-In Commands.
  • The sleep Command.
  • The find Command. xargs.
  • The expr Command.
  • The bc Command.
III. Advanced Topics.

Hour 19. Signals.
  • How Are Signals Represented?
  • Dealing with Signals.
Hour 20. Debugging.
  • Enabling Debugging.
  • Using Syntax Checking.
  • Shell Tracing.
Hour 21. Problem Solving with Functions.
  • Library Basics.
  • Creating a Library.
Hour 22. Problem Solving with Shell Scripts.
  • Startup Scripts.
  • Maintaining an Address Book.
Hour 23. Scripting for Portability.
  • Determining UNIX Versions.
  • Techniques for Increasing Portability.
Hour 24. Shell Programming FAQs.
  • Shell and Command Questions.
  • Variable and Argument Questions.
  • File and Directory Questions.
Headsets for free, Guaranteed to Run, Re-Takes for free (Up to 6 months), Interactive Classroom environment.

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