Monday 10 August 1998

Introduction to Scripting

In August 1998, the local Linux Users’ Group had a meeting for its members, where three presentations were given about topics related to Linux. This page links to materials from my presentation about scripting.

My presentation focussed on four languages:

You can download three files containing material for my presentation:

Not all the examples described in the slides were written. The GUI example was not written for sh, because there is no GUI library available on Linux. With CDE installed, there might be dtksh, but I’ve never used CDE. The scripts to check a web page were not written due to lack of time.