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Learning the Korn Shell (2nd Edition)

Learning the Korn Shell (2nd Edition)
Author: Arnold Robbins - Bill Rosenblatt
ISBN 13: 9780596001957
ISBN 10: 596001959
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: 2002-05-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 434
List Price: $39.99

"Learning the Korn Shell" is the key to the Korn shell and becoming adept at using it as an interactive command and scripting language. Readers will learn how to write many applications more easily and quickly than with other high-level languages. This newly revised title inherits a long tradition of trust among computer professionals.


A thorough introduction to UNIX's newest and most powerful command interpreter, which combines the best features of the older Bourne and C shells, in addition to providing many new features of its own. The volume provides a guide to all aspects of Korn shell usage: interactive "command line" use, plus coverage of shell programming. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)