Scripting Languages

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BI-SKJ.21 Z,ZK 4 2+2 Czech
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Department of Computer Systems

Students gain a general overview of available scripting languages, their syntax, semantics, programming style, data structures, pros and cons. In addition, they gain a deeper insight into shell and some other particular scripting languages and will get practical experience with shell script programming.


Student should have some user experience with shell usage as well as basic orientation in operating systems' principles and the formal description of languages.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Bourne Again Shell (bash)

2. Bourne Again Shell

3. Bourne Again Shell

4. Regulární výrazy, grep

5. Stream Editor (sed)

6. Aho-Weinberger-Kernighan (awk)

7. Perl - introduction

8. Perl - syntax

9. Perl - syntax

10. Perl - useful constructs, PerlDoc

11. Perl - regular expressions

12. Perl - regular expressions

13. Common problems in complex scripts programming

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction

2. Bourne Again shell

3. Bourne Again shell

4. Regular Expressions, grep

5. Stream editor

6. AWK

7. Perl

8. Perl

9. Perl

10. Perl

11. Perl

12. Perl. Example of a typical exam task, discussion.

13. Semestral project evaluation

Study Objective:

Students are likely to encounter several scripting languages in their professional career. In this course, presentation of the shell as a programming language, started in elementary UNIX module, is completed.

Students get an overview of some common scripting languages and learn some of them in detail. The knowledge acquired allows to choose the best scripting language for a particular problem, based on control and data structures, available in the presented scripting languages.

Study materials:

1. http://www.gnu.org/doc/doc.html

2. http://perldoc.perl.org/

3. Christiansen, T., Foy, B.D., Wall, L. , Orwant, J.: Programming Perl, O'Reilly 2012, 1184 pp., ISBN 978-0596004927.

4. Arnold Robbins: Effective awk Programming: Universal Text Processing and Pattern Matching, O'Reilly 2015, 560 pp., ISBN 978-1491904619.

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