Linux Shell Scripting: A Project-Based Approach to Learning [Video]

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  1. Course Introduction

About this video

Have you tried to learn shell scripting on your own, but lack the structure you need to really improve your skills? Are you tired of picking up bits and pieces of information that you can’t just seem to put together? Do you learn best by doing? If so, you are going to love this course.

A shell script is a computer program designed to be run by the Unix shell, a command-line interpreter. One of the biggest complaints from students is that most of the courses they have taken in the past simply provide information without any context and without any idea of how to put that information to use. This course turns that old, frustrating, and outdated way of learning on its head. It is project-based, which means that instead of learning bits and pieces of information, you will write actual shell scripts that you can use in real-world situations. You get the chance to immediately put what you learn to use so that you fully understand and remember it.

By the end of this course, you will be able to write shell scripts that will allow you to work with Linux effectively.

All resources and codefiles are placed here: https://github.com/packtpublishing/linux-shell-scripting-a-project-based-approach-to-learning

Publication date:
October 2018
Publisher
Packt
Duration
11 hours 10 minutes
ISBN
9781789800906

About the Author

  • Jason Cannon

    Linux Training Academy was founded by Jason Cannon. This academy provides training and resources on Linux starting at the most basic and beginner level to ninja level of skills at command line.

    Jason Cannon is a professional system administrator, consultant, and author. He started his career as a Unix and Linux system engineer in 1999. Since that time, he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the Linux for Beginners and Command Line Kung Fu books.

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