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Linux Shell Scripting - Advanced [Video]

By : ACI Learning, Daniel Lowrie, Justin Dennison
Book Image

Linux Shell Scripting - Advanced [Video]

By: ACI Learning, Daniel Lowrie, Justin Dennison

Overview of this book

This course not only equips you with the skills to write more efficient and effective scripts but also introduces you to the world of graphical scripting, allowing you to create visually interactive scripts that enhance user experience. From basic text-based menus to sophisticated graphical interfaces using dialog and its widgets, the course offers a comprehensive look at elevating command-line scripts to GUI-based applications, making your scripts more accessible to a wider audience. The exploration doesn’t stop there; advanced sed techniques await, revealing the potential within multi-line commands and the intricacies of command negation for complex text processing challenges. Meanwhile, the dive into advanced gawk programming unveils the art of variable management, array handling, and the implementation of structured commands, further broadening your scripting capabilities. As the course progresses, the focus on Regular Expressions (RegEx) uncovers the power of pattern matching, enabling you to select and manipulate data with surgical precision. This course empowers you to elevate your scripting, optimizing processes, and enhancing creativity across projects. 
Table of Contents (6 chapters)
Chapter 4
GUI Scripting
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Section 1
Writing Graphical Scripts Part 1
In this episode, Daniel and Justin get graphic by taking a look at ways to format scripts that a user would interact with visually. Here they start by creating text-based menu driven scripts that take input from a user to move them along, using case and read as well as the "select" command.