This course provides insight into the advanced topics for handling and manipulating data streams on UNIX/Linux machines. We will start with an advanced view of using the shell efficiently for data manipulation. Over two days will be devoted to exploring Regular Expressions, as well as in-depth analysis of the advanced sed and awk features.
A full day is dedicated to an introduction to the Perl programming, which is such an important and portable programming environment these days.
The course is aimed primarily at the accomplished system user, familiar with scripting, who needs to enhance their knowledge and ability of efficient data manipulation techniques.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
Chapter 1: Course Introduction
Chapter 2: Shell tips & trick
Chapter 3: Regular Expressions & grep
Chapter 4: Advanced Regular Expressions
Chapter 5: Introduction to sed
Chapter 6: More sed
Chapter 7: Advanced Features of sed
Chapter 8: Introduction to awk
Chapter 9: Making awk Work
Chapter 10: Flow Control in awk
Chapter 11: Advanced awk
Chapter 12: Introduction to Perl
Chapter 13: Perl Expressions and Operators
Chapter 14: Decision Making in Perl
Chapter 15: Advanced Features of Perl