- Paperback: 488 pages
- Publisher: No Starch Press; 1st edition (January 15, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1593270127
- ISBN-13: 978-1593270124
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.9 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 47 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #893,452 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A great resource for intermediate to experienced shell programmers." -- WebDevReviews
"Far above anything else available This is the book that every other publisher tries to imitate." -- LinuxWorld, January 2005
"Good examples of what can be done, and how to go about it." -- Major Keary Book News, 2004 No. 9
"If you already know how to write rudimentary Unix scripts, here are some tools that'll really float your boat." -- Epinions.com
"a quite comprehensive explanation of shell scripting with plenty of really good and practical examples" -- Lehigh Valley Linux User Group, March 2004
"an excellent book which will extend your knowledge and provide more than a hundred ready-to-run scripts" -- MacBlog.com
"suggested reading for anyone who enjoys shell scripting or is responsible for administrating systems" -- ITworld.com, March 2004
A hands-on book. Not really a tutorial, but more of a cross-platform scripting cookbook. -- MacCompanion, August 2005,
About the Author
Dave Taylor has a Masters degree in Education, an MBA, and has written a dozen technical books, including Learning UNIX for Mac OS X (O'Reilly), Solaris for Dummies (Hungry Minds), and Teach Yourself UNIX in 24 Hours (SAMS). He was a contributor to BSD 4.4 UNIX, and his software is included in many major UNIX distributions.
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It's cool to get tips from people who have done something for a long time--especially when dealing with something like computers!
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I've only got as far as page 20 and have found several errors in the scripts...Read more
The book could absolutely be very good for a person who is somewhat new to shell...Read more