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Old 09-16-2007, 11:23 PM   #1
joangopan
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what is the best programming language for starter?


Hi all...

I want to learn about one programming language for do administratives tasks in linux...

What language recommend to me?

Thanks for your time.
 
Old 09-16-2007, 11:37 PM   #2
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Administrative tasks?

Shell scripting, the standard (in the since of wildly used, not terms of say, ISO) language to handle administrative tasks (by which, i assume you mean calling other programs, and piping output to/from them.
 
Old 09-17-2007, 12:09 AM   #3
joangopan
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Thanks!

Thanks! i check out... i dont know a lot about linux
 
Old 09-17-2007, 01:58 AM   #4
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start with the unix command line which is the interactive interface to shell ... commands you type there are the basis for system programming. anything you can type onto the command line can also be placed in a file, turning the sequence of shell commands into shell script or program by running the script. like if the script was in a file called "myshellscript", one way to run it is by typing "sh myshellscript" on the command line.
 
  


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