Learn shell scripting with Zsh using Packt’s new Book and eBook

January 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Learning Shell Scripting with Zsh authored by Gaston Festari. This book is a hands-on guide that will show how to configure and use zsh for work and daily tasks. The book has 132 pages and is competitively priced at $29.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $15.29.

About the author: Gastón Festari is a scripting language enthusiast with over five years of experience and a firm believer in free, open source software. Currently working as a developer for Globant, he likes to spread the word about zsh at different meetups and events when away from the keyboard.

The Z shell (zsh) is a UNIX shell that can be used as an interactive login shell and as a powerful command interpreter for shell scripting. Zsh has become incredibly popular in recent times. The shell boasts some really great features such as command completion, filename generation, and history sharing among instances of the shell.

Learning Shell Scripting with Zsh provides a clear introduction to the more powerful features of the shell such as globbing and completion. It will help the reader understand the features of zsh and how to use the shell history to look up and edit previously typed entries and will be able to create his own completion functions. The reader will also discover the essentials of zsh and go deeper with its more advanced features.

Learning Shell Scripting with Zsh covers the following chapters:

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: Alias and History

Chapter 3: Advanced Editing

Chapter 4: Globbing

Chapter 5: Completion

Chapter 6: Tips and Tricks

Learning Shell Scripting with zsh is for system administrators, developers, or computer professionals having some familiarity with an UNIX command-line interface who are looking to improve on their daily tasks involving the UNIX shell.


Learning Shell Scripting with Zsh
Your one-stop guide to reading, writing and debugging simple and complex Z shell scripts

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/learning-shell-scripting-with-zsh/book

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