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What are the tools needed for shell development, and are there examples?

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Which languages do you already know? – user8290 Dec 11 '11 at 14:43
Just run man bash and read. – Anonymous Dec 11 '11 at 19:35
thank you very much.. – erkan şentürk Dec 11 '11 at 20:50
Cristopher..Vb,Vb.Net,C++,Delphi,C#, Java(Middle).... – erkan şentürk Dec 11 '11 at 21:23

The tools, the bash shell and the sh POSIX shell (provided by dash) are already available in Ubuntu by default.

You can begin by reading Bash Reference Manual and Lhunath's BashGuide.

Next, you should try yourself, follow this site and also Unix & Linux, where many shell related questions arise frequently.

Finally, a great source of interactive information is the #bash channel on Freenode IRC network.

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Thank You!very much – erkan şentürk Dec 11 '11 at 14:54

If you are into reading books, paperback or e-book, you should head for O'reilly books: Learning the bash Shell should be your first step.

Then when you are more proficient, get yourself: Classic Shell Scripting

Good luck, and happy study.

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THANK YOU VERY MUCH.. – erkan şentürk Dec 11 '11 at 15:41

LinuxCommand is a great starting point. It covers "the basics" of both bash and scripting and from there you can go to a more advanced guide.

I would also suggest you learn regular expressions, sed, awk, grep , all classics

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..thank you very much – erkan şentürk Dec 11 '11 at 17:43

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