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AIX Advanced Shell Programming Tools

Programmers, developers and system administrators who need to construct shell scripts using advanced text handling facilities.

Learning Objectives

To provide the knowledge and skills to make effective use of a wide range of standard AIX programming and development tools.


The AIX Advanced Shell Programming Tools course assumes knowledge of the AIX Operating System to the level covered in the AIX Basics Course.  Some shell programming experience to the level covered in AIX Shell Programming is also necessary.

Course Content

This IBM AIX Korn Shell Programming training course is designed to give delegates practical experience using a range of AIX tools to manipulate text and incorporate them into AIX shell scripts.

Skills Gained

The delegate will practice:

  • Using the shell command line editor
  • Backing up and restoring files
  • Scheduling background jobs using cron and at
  • Using regular expressions
  • Editing text files with sed
  • Using file comparison utilities
  • Using the head and tail utilities
  • Using the cut and paste utilities
  • Using split and csplit
  • Identifying and translating characters
  • Sorting files
  • Translating characters in a file
  • Selecting text from files with the grep family of commands
  • Creating programs with awk

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