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UNIX Shell Scripting Interview Prep Mini-Course

The UNIX Shell Scripting Interview Prep Mini-Course modules, which are pulled directly from our comprehensive UNIX and Linux Operating System Fundamentals course (see course link under "Popular Online Courses" below), cover essential shell scripting concepts you should understand for an interview:
  • Creating a Shell Script
  • Accessing Data from a Shell Script
  • Test Command
  • Conditional/Flow Control Statements
  • Loop Structures
  • Checking Return Codes
More importantly, the mini-course includes access to a lab system (login account) for completing the mini-course's 5 lab exercises.  For the lab exercises, you will write and run shell scripts that reinforce key concepts as you study them.  Having access to a lab system also allows you to practice writing other scripts to prepare you for your interview.

Here are the 5 lab exercises included in the mini-course:
  • Creating and Running a Shell Script
  • Accessing Environment Variable Data from a Shell Script
  • Accessing Command Line Arguments from a Shell Script
  • Using the if-then with the test command
  • Using the for Loop
(Solutions for the lab exercises are included with the course.)

Additionally, any questions you may have while working through the mini-course are answered by an experienced UNIX professional over email.

If you have any questions about this mini-course or the hands-on lab, please contact us using the "Email a training specialist" form below.

Before you sign up for the mini-course, check out our article 20 UNIX Shell Scripting Interview Questions...and Answers!!! - Part I.

Popular Online Courses (click on a link for pricing and details):

UNIX and Linux Operating System Fundamentals
Korn Shell Scripting
Perl Programming
UNIX System Administration
Learn Python Programming

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