CISC *1150 UNIX Shell Programming
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 2.50.
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2 hours; 2 credits
The shell programming language. Command structure and I/O redirection. Control structures, metacharacters, process environment. Shell scripts, exception handling, numerical and string facilities, recursion. Filter programs, the software tools approach, pipeline programming. Regular expression pattern matching. Quoting. Subshells. Remote shell programs. Background processes, shell demons, process management.
Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 3110  or 16.