Bash Shell Scripting: Up & Running for Beginners

Go from beginner to scripting wizard. Learn scripting basics, flow control structures, handling arguments and more.

I have been running on Linux based operating systems for years now, and even though the Bash shell was pretty scary at first it is such a powerful tool. Once you can get around with your terminal emulator, the next step is learning how to write simple shell scripts. I hope I can help you get up to speed with that!

What you’ll learn

  • Learn shell programming with bash.
  • Learn how to create shell scripts for Linux and Mac.
  • Automate repetitive tasks with shell scripts.
  • Getting familiar with lots of shell commands.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 5min.
  • Your First Script –> 3 lectures • 11min.
  • Shell Programming Basics –> 6 lectures • 18min.
  • Flow Control Structures –> 2 lectures • 8min.
  • Wrapping Up –> 1 lecture • 1min.

Bash Shell Scripting: Up & Running for Beginners

Requirements

  • Some familiarity with the terminal.
  • Bash installed on either Linux, Mac or on Windows via Subsystem for Linux.

I have been running on Linux based operating systems for years now, and even though the Bash shell was pretty scary at first it is such a powerful tool. Once you can get around with your terminal emulator, the next step is learning how to write simple shell scripts. I hope I can help you get up to speed with that!

Bash has been the default terminal on Linux based systems for decades now. Although other shells like Zsh and Fish are getting more popular now, the best first step in learning shell scripting is still Bash.

During this course I will teach you:

  • Learn shell programming with bash
  • Learn how to create shell scripts for Linux and Mac
  • Automate repetitive tasks with shell scripts
  • Getting familiar with lots of shell commands.

About Me

My name is Koen, it is nice to meet you. Starting out at the age of 15 with iOS development I never lost my interest in Software Development. Currently I mainly keep myself occupied with web development. I am invested in multiple backend technologies and frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails, Django and Laravel. On the frontend side of projects I follow the development of React, Alpine.js and Vue.js closely.