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Learning the Korn Shell (Nutshell Handbook) Paperback – 11 Jan 1993

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  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (11 Jan. 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1565920546
  • ISBN-13: 978-1565920545
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,366,621 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This nutshell handbook is an introduction to the Korn shell, both as a user interface and as a programming language. It provides an explanation of the Korn shell's features, including KSH string operations, co-processes, signals and signal handling, and command-line interpretation. Learning the Korn shell also includes real life programming examples and a Korn shell debugger.

About the Author

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.

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