Arnold Robbins, an Atlanta native, is a professional programmer and technical author. He has worked with Unix systems since 1980, when he was introduced to a PDP-11 running a version of Sixth Edition Unix. He has been a heavy AWK user since 1987, when he became involved with gawk, the GNU project's version of AWK. As a member of the POSIX 1003.2 balloting group, he helped shape the POSIX standard for AWK. He is currently the maintainer of gawk and its documentation. He is also coauthor of the sixth edition of O'Reilly's Learning the vi Editor. Since late 1997, he and his family have been living happily in Israel.
Bill Rosenblatt is president of GiantSteps/Media Technology Strategies, a consulting firm in New York City. Before founding GiantSteps, Bill was CTO of Fathom, an online content and education company associated with Columbia University and other scholarly institutions. He has been a technology executive at McGraw-Hill and Times Mirror, and head of strategic marketing for media and publishing at Sun Microsystems. Bill was also one of the architects of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI), a standard for online content identification and DRM.
"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)
|1||Korn Shell Basics||1|
|3||Customizing Your Environment||65|
|4||Basic Shell Programming||91|
|6||Command-Line Options and Typed Variables||172|
|7||Input/Output and Command-Line Processing||209|
|9||Debugging Shell Programs||290|
|10||Korn Shell Administration||321|
|C||Building ksh from Source Code||386|
|D||AT&T ast Source Code License Agreement||390|