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Jerry Peek is a freelance writer and instructor. He has used shells extensively and has taught users about them for over 20 years. Peek is the "Power Tools" columnist for Linux Magazine and coauthored the book UNIX Power Tools.
Peter Stephenson grew up in northeast England and studied physics at Oxford, where he earned a bachelor's degree and a Ph.D. Stephenson spent 9 years as a physics researcher, with an emphasis on computational physics, and resided in Liverpool, Swansea, Berlin, and Pisa.
Since 2000, Stephenson has been a software engineer with Cambridge Silicon Radio, where he works on the baseband firmware for short-range digital radio standards, such as Bluetooth. Stephenson has been involoved in the development of ZSH since the 1990s, when he began writing the FAQs. The past several years, he has coordinated the shell's development.
Since 2000, Stephenson has been a software engineer with Cambridge Silicon Radio, where he works on the baseband firmware for short-range digital radio standards, such as Bluetooth. Stephenson has been involoved in the development of the Z shell since the 1990s, when he began writing the FAQs. The past several years, he has coordinated the shell's development.
Content: After reading the first part I was a little disappointed as the material seemed dated and similar to many other books on the subject. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Paul W. Joireman
This book contains good info at a reasonable price. If I were you, I would buy this book. As a matter of fact, I am going to do so.Published 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
Starts from nothing, and develops practical examples, and uses diagrams to show how shells fit together. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jeremy Mates
A large portion of this book explains what a shell is. What the ps command does etc. I guess I misunderstood the theme of this book.Published 22 months ago by V. B. Rao
Well-written book. Easy to read, and has a very good coverage of the features of both bash and zsh. Read morePublished on September 10, 2012 by Manki
This is an excellent book, even though like a lot of folks, I bought it for the wrong reason. This book isn't really specific to the title, it's actually about the subtitle. Read morePublished on April 27, 2008 by Max H. Moen
I bought this book for two reasons: To get a quick view of the Z shell, which was excellent, and to complement the many books on Bash that I have. This is where it really shone. Read morePublished on September 23, 2005 by Old Weird Michael