Unix Shell Programming — A 2 day course

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This course is designed to give delegates practical experience in developing and writing UNIX shell scripts. Most of the built-in shell commands are introduced together with the main program control structures. This course is not suitable for C shell programmers.

The delegates will practise:


To provide the skills needed to develop and customise shell programs.

Suitable For

Programmers, administrators and support personnel who need to understand existing shell scripts, automate procedures and write their own utilities.


Completion of Unix Introduction course or equivalent knowledge

Some programming experience may also prove advantageous

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

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London — £820 (+VAT)


Unix Command Review

Getting Started

Using Variables

Integer Arithmetic

Handling Run Time Data

Condition Execution

Loop Constructs

Multi-Branch Decisions


Interrupt Handling

Additional Features and Facilities