Shell scripts allow you to automate just about any task on a UNIX system. This course will teach you how to start automating your work by writing your first shell scripts.
Shell scripts allow you to automate just about any task on a UNIX system. They combine the power of all the UNIX userland utilities with a powerful scripting language. Whether you are a system administrator, a developer, or a power user, shell scripts will make you more productive. In this course, Getting Started with Shell Scripting for Bash and Z Shell, you'll learn how to automate a file processing task by scripting it. First, you'll gain an understanding of how to create and run your first shell scripts. Then, you'll learn how to store data in shell variables. Finally, we'll add code to check the results of operations and react on that. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of shell scripting needed to start automating any task you might want to run.