Why Bash Coding is Hard
Knowing the hard parts makes it easier to use!
Jed Reynolds has been a bicycle commuter since 2010, an LFNW contributor since 2004, a computer professional since 1996, using Linux since 1992 (0.92.2) and a Dungeon Master since 1983.
Writing a small shell script to execute a few commands isn't hard. But testing for the existence of files, breaking files into lines, and doing math have unconventional symbols. White-space is tricky in bash scripts as well! We'll cover all that, plus your questions in this talk. Talk notes https://www.candelatech.com/downloads/why_bash_is_hard_to_use.html
- 2022 April 23 - 11:30
- 45 min
- Code Lab
- LinuxFest Northwest 22
- Open Source