Work the Shell - Get Started with Redirection

Dave Taylor, author of Wicked Cool Shell Scripts, begins a new series on Linux shell scripting in this issue.

Dave Taylor has been hacking shell scripts for over thirty years. Really. He's the author of the popular "Wicked Cool Shell Scripts" and can be found on Twitter as @DaveTaylor and more generally at


Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

New Column

afbach's picture

A great idea for a new column and the beginner focus is probably a real good thing but how 'bout throwing a bone to those a little/lot past that stage? You could finish up w/ a paragraph or two of something 'wicked cool' (puzzle, what does this do? how would you?) which'd give the advanced folks something to use and maybe give the newbies something to shoot for.

Geek Guide
The DevOps Toolbox

Tools and Technologies for Scale and Reliability
by Linux Journal Editor Bill Childers

Get your free copy today

Sponsored by IBM

8 Signs You're Beyond Cron

Scheduling Crontabs With an Enterprise Scheduler
On Demand
Moderated by Linux Journal Contributor Mike Diehl

Sign up and watch now

Sponsored by Skybot