Finally, after way too long writing this book about Unix / Mac OS X shell script programming, I’ve turned in the final chapter, a grand total of 101 most excellent scripts, all written for /bin/sh and portable to just about any Unix-like operating system on the planet. From the game of hangman to an Apache web log file analysis tool, from a cool iTunes music library listing utility to a powerful command-line calculator and currency conversion tool, there’s lots to check out! And, of course, it’s great to finally say and that’s a wrap!
To whet your appetite, here’s the script for the game of hangman:
Yes, I know, you’ll need the ‘randomquote’ script for this to work. I’ll post that as a followup tonight, but this should be good reading in the meantime.