Shell Scripting

Learn UNIX Bash scripting or shell scripting from scratch using simple examples
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4,068 students
Shell Scripting
New
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (28 ratings)
4,069 students
Proficient in using UNIX/LINUX Bash scripting
Start with shell scripting, debug issues in UNIX based Operating Systems

Requirements

  • Basic laptop with terminal, preferably Mac or Ubuntu
  • Basic UNIX/LINUX operating systems understanding
  • Understanding of Linux terminal
  • No tools required
Description

Why this course? The most basic and must language for any software engineer, be it developer or tester or system administrators is shell scripting. Why learn bash scripting?

1. This course is a compact version of shell scripting with all the details to start.

2. It talks less theory and more action.

3. Simple explanations are given for different constructs in scripting.

4. The lectures are created in step by step fashion and in short format.

5. With small examples of different utilities as well as some advance topics how you can use shell scripting in professional way.

6. All the scripts are available on GitHub.

7. This course is also compiled, keeping in mind that any naive user who are eager to learn shell scripting.

Who this course is for:
  • Anybody interested in software, students who want build up their software skills
  • Software testers, developers, system administrators
Course content
9 sections • 38 lectures • 1h 28m total length
  • Overview
    00:43
  • Pre-Requisites
    00:41
  • Resources
    00:34
  • What Is Shell?
    01:56
  • Types of Shell and Invoking a Shell
    01:57
  • Hello World with Shell
    01:42
  • Summary
    00:30
  • Paths and Variables
    03:06
  • Comments
    02:26
  • Conditional Statements
    06:26
  • Loops
    05:39
  • String Processing
    02:18
  • Numbers and Arithmetic
    03:08
  • Summary
    00:31
  • Redirect to a File
    01:25
  • Standard Input
    05:05
  • Standard Output and Standard Error
    03:23
  • Communication Between Scripts
    01:31
  • Summary
    00:35
  • Declare Statements
    02:02
  • Arrays
    03:13
  • Functions
    02:54
  • Files and Directories
    04:51
  • Summary
    00:35
  • Introduction to grep
    03:14
  • Introduction to AWK
    02:14
  • Introduction to SED
    01:54
  • Summary
    00:28
  • Professional Scripting Menus
    02:59
  • Modularising Scripts
    01:53
  • Config Parsing
    02:35
  • cURL and Handling JSON
    05:21
  • Summary
    00:49
  • Debugging
    02:36
  • Error Handling
    02:14
  • Logging
    04:06
  • Summry
    00:21
  • What's Next
    00:23

Instructor
Software Engineer and Technolgy Enthusiast
Jayant Parida
  • 3.7 Instructor Rating
  • 117 Reviews
  • 9,266 Students
  • 5 Courses

Hi! I'm Jayant. I have a degree in Communication Engineering and more than decades of experience in working IT and ITes.

After working over a decades in the IT industries, I learned that whatever the technology changes, still the basics  remains same, like operating system. So I started teaching this in a simplest possible way. I'm passionate about teaching things from basic about different technologies.

Sign up to my course and join me in this amazing adventure today. I will be there to help you in this journey.