BASIC SCRIPTING CONCEPTS

  • We will now look systematically at the following shell and scripting concepts:
    • Wildmasks
    • Echo (printing to the screen/file)
    • Variables
    • Braces
    • Command Line Arguments
    • Single Quotes and Backslash
    • Double Quotes
    • Backquotes
    • Pipes
    • File Redirection
  • Following this some useful utilities and programming constructs (like the for loop) will be covered.