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This article is part of the on-going Awk Tutorial and Examples series. Like any other programming languages, Awk also has user defined variables and built-in variables. In this article let us review how to define and use awk variables. Awk variables should begin with the letter, followed by it can consist of alpha numeric characters [...]


Yet Another Sudoku Puzzle Solver Using AWK

We have seen in a previous awk introduction article that awk can be an effective tool for everything from small one-liners up through some interesting applications. There are certainly more complex languages at our disposal if a situation calls for it; perl and python come to mind. Applications requiring networking support, database access, user interfaces, [...]


This is the first article on the new awk tutorial series. We’ll be posting several articles on awk in the upcoming weeks that will cover all features of awk with practical examples. In this article, let us review the fundamental awk working methodology along with 7 practical awk print examples. Note: Make sure you review [...]