DPS918 - Unix Bash Shell Scripting

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Subject Title
Unix Bash Shell Scripting

Subject Description
Every UNIX System Administrator and UNIX Programmer must be capable of working with shell scripts. This course is an intensive look at Linux, from the command level, and at the Bourne Again SHell (BASH). Students will learn how to write, debug, run, and modify complex BASH scripts. Also included is a thorough look into common Linux commands and utilities.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Professional Option for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • Use named pipes to communicate between processes
  • Write, modify, and debug complex BASH shell scripts
  • Effectively use Linux at the command level
  • Use terminal handling within BASH shell scripts

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