UNIX & Shell Programming

  • 12h 59m
  • B.M. Harwani
  • Oxford University Press (US)
  • 2013

Beginning with the description of operating system in general the book discusses features that made Unix the most suitable operating system of its time. An overview of file management in Unix and commonly used Unix commands is then provided. Further, it delves into the detailed description of file system and compression techniques, processes and signals, vi editor, system calls, and awk scripting. Detailed description about different types of editors and shell programming (including Bourne, C, and interactive Korn shell) has also been provided. Chapters dedicated to debugging and system development, language development, text formatting tools, interprocess communication, and system administration are covered in the later part of the book.

To aid students, the book provides numerous examples and complete program scripts that will help in grasping the key concepts effectively.

About the Author

B. M. Harwani is founder and owner of Microchip Computer Education (MCE), based in Ajmer, India, that provides computer education in all programming and Web developing platforms. Being involved in the teaching field for more than 19 years, he has developed the art of explaining even the most complicated topics in a straightforward and easily understandable manner.

He has written numerous books on variety of subjects such as JSP, JSF, EJB, PHP, .Net, Joomla, and jQuery. He also contributes articles to various websites on varied computer subjects.

In this Book

  • Features of the Book
  • Unix—An Introduction
  • Unix File System
  • Basic Unix Commands
  • Advanced Unix Commands
  • File Management and Compression Techniques
  • Manipulating Processes and Signals
  • System Calls
  • Editors in Unix
  • AWK Script
  • Bourne Shell Programming
  • Korn Shell Programming
  • C Shell Programming
  • Different Tools and Debuggers
  • Interprocess Communication
  • Unix System Administration and Networking