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Scripting: Automation with Bash, PowerShell, and Python

  • Length: 430 pages
  • Edition: N
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  • Publication Date: 2024-03-31
  • ISBN-10: 1493225561
  • ISBN-13: 9781493225569

Developers and admins, it’s time to simplify your workday. With this practical guide, use scripting to solve tedious IT problems with less effort and less code! Learn about popular scripting languages: Bash, PowerShell, and Python. Master important techniques such as working with Linux, cmdlets, regular expressions, JSON, SSH, Git, and more. Use scripts to automate different scenarios, from backups and image processing to virtual machine management. Discover what’s possible with only 10 lines of code!

  • Learn to work with scripting languages such as Bash, PowerShell, and Python
  • Get to know your scripting toolbox: cmdlets, regular expressions, filters, pipes, and REST APIs
  • Automate key tasks, including backups, database updates, image processing, and web scraping

Scripting Languages
Beginners, get the crash course you need in Bash (and its alternative, Zsh), PowerShell, and Python syntax to perform scripting tasks.

Scripting Techniques
Learn to write successful scripts by following expert guidance and practical examples. Use commands for processing text files, functions for handling JSON and XML files, Cron for automating script execution, SSH for running code, and more.

Scripting Examples
See scripting in action! Walk through concrete applications of scripting: data backup, image processing, web scraping, REST APIs, database maintenance, cloud scenarios, and virtual machine administration.

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