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Quick Update on the Upcoming eBook

I’ve been working on my next eBook for the past several months. Anything that is important and useful takes lot of time to complete. I’ve spend numerous sleepless nights in making this book very easy to read and understand by providing lot of examples.

The book is in the final stage, and will be released very soon.

This book is about Bash. On Linux platform, bash is the default shell. So, you interact with the Linux operating system from the command line using Bash shell. Using Bash, you can also write shell scripts to automate your routine jobs.

How can Bash Help You?

  • Bash provides a nice platform from where you can interact with the operating system either by using external programs, or bash commands and builtins.
  • Instead of retyping similar commands again and again, you can use the Bash command line features to manipulate previous commands and execute them quickly and efficiently.
  • Complex tasks can be completed in a single line by combining several Linux commands and Bash builtins.
  • When you think there is a possibility that you might perform a task again at some point, you can quickly write a shell script, instead of manually performing that task.
  • Even when you don’t have to write a single line of shell script (which is not practical for most developers and sysadmins), you still need to understand the fundamental structure of Bash programming language, as most of programs and startup scripts are written in Bash shell script, which you might end-up debugging for various reasons.
  • Once you master Bash scripting, the possibilities on how to use them is endless. I pretty much automate every task on Linux platform using bash shell scripts.

Stay tuned for the release of the Bash eBook very soon.

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  • Allan Mullan August 24, 2011, 2:57 am

    Can’t wait to see what the new book is like, you’ve done amazing with with the 101 Hacks books so I’m sure the next one will be fantastic too 🙂

    Good luck mate.

  • Simon August 24, 2011, 3:25 am

    Is this ebook going to free or for purchase?

  • Rahmath August 24, 2011, 3:32 am

    i am eagrlly waiting…

  • notamiser August 24, 2011, 4:25 am

    Just curious,Is this book gonna be free?

  • Mark August 24, 2011, 5:16 am

    Keep up the good work!

  • Shamgeer August 24, 2011, 6:02 am

    eagerly waiting…

  • Anonymous August 24, 2011, 6:30 am

    Wow, another excellent ebook from you.

  • Naveen August 24, 2011, 8:35 am

    Same question from my side “Is this eBook free?” if not whats the price tag?

  • Eduardo Heredia August 24, 2011, 9:15 am

    Well Ramesh, will be waiting eagerly (free or paid, no matter, haha)

    Saludos desde Mexico.

  • rod August 24, 2011, 9:49 am

    I’m looking forward to get it.
    Ramesh, You rock!!

  • Denise August 24, 2011, 3:15 pm

    I am also looking forward to your new book. I have really made the most of your other writings. Thanks for being so productive! 🙂

  • Gjorgi August 24, 2011, 3:34 pm

    So Ramesh, what will be the format of the book? Just like the Hacks series?
    There are many books and tutorials on bash. How is this one going to be different?

  • shanil August 24, 2011, 3:44 pm

    Wow how cool..keep up the good work as always Sir,

    Looking forward to the new book.

  • briain August 25, 2011, 2:28 am

    great, looking forward to another helpful, fun and thought-provoking ebook. Thanks, Ramesh!

  • robin August 25, 2011, 9:15 pm

    Wow, great !
    I’m looking forward to your masterwork !!