Command line text processing with GNU Coreutils is a comprehensive guide that delves deep into the various aspects of text processing using the GNU Coreutils toolkit. This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to master the art of command line text processing.
The GNU Coreutils toolkit is a collection of essential command line utilities that come pre-installed on most Unix-like systems. These utilities provide a powerful set of tools for processing and manipulating text data, making them an essential tool for developers, system administrators, and data analysts alike.
In this book, you will learn how to use the GNU Coreutils toolkit to perform a wide range of text processing tasks. From simple tasks like searching and replacing text to more complex tasks like merging multiple files, this book covers it all.
The book starts with an introduction to the GNU Coreutils toolkit and the command line interface, followed by an overview of some of the most commonly used text processing utilities. The book then goes on to cover advanced topics like regular expressions, text manipulation, and file management.
One of the key features of this book is its practical approach to learning. Each chapter contains numerous examples and exercises that help readers get hands-on experience with the GNU Coreutils toolkit. The examples are designed to be easy to follow and can be executed on any Unix-like system.
In addition to learning the basic text processing utilities provided by the GNU Coreutils toolkit, readers will also learn how to combine them to create powerful and flexible text processing pipelines. This book covers everything from simple one-liners to complex multi-stage pipelines that can process large amounts of data.
Overall, Command line text processing with GNU Coreutils is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to master the art of command line text processing. With its practical approach and comprehensive coverage of the GNU Coreutils toolkit, this book is sure to become an essential reference for developers, system administrators, and data analysts alike.