Intermediate bash scripting: getting more bash for your $
LOPSA and Phoenix Linux Users Group

In addition to his dayjob, der.hans is currently teaching GNU/Linux classes for Mesa Community College's Business and Industry Institute, He is chairmain for the Phoenix Linux Users Group (PLUG) and education committee chair for the League of Professional System Administrators (LOPSA). He has many years of experience as both a system administrator and software developer currently working as the latter and playing the former in class.

He also participates in the local Germanic community, enjoys camping (with and without Internet connection) and shamelessly raves about his grandma's cheesecake and SpƤtzle.


Want to take your shell scripting to the next level? Interested in adding string manipulation and arrays to your arsenal? Want to do in shell math?

This presentation will cover some intermediate scripting techniques as well as useful command line tips. The presentation will cover string operators, regex vs. globbing vs. both, arithmetic evaluation, functions and arrays.