Microsoft Windows Shell Scripting Programming for the Absolute Beginner

  • 4h 35m
  • Jerry Lee Ford, Jr.
  • Cengage Course PTR
  • 2004

If you are new to programming with Windows Shell Script and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the For the Absolute Beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical Shell Script programming applications, and you will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book, you will be able to apply the basic principles you’ve learned to the next programming language you tackle.

With the instructions in this book, you’ll learn to:

  • Store and retrieve information in variables
  • Apply conditional logic and create conditional logic tests
  • Improve script organization with procedures
  • Debug your scripts and handle errors
  • Create loops to process collections of data

About the Author

Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer with over 15 years of experience in information technology. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and has been a part-time IT instructor for 5 years. Jerry is the author of several books, including Microsoft WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner.

In this Book

  • Introducing Windows Shell Scripting
  • Interacting with the Windows Shell
  • Windows Shell Scripting Basics
  • Storing and Retrieving Information in Variables
  • Applying Conditional Logic
  • Creating Loops to Process Collections of Data
  • Creating Procedures and Subroutines
  • Debugging and Error Handling