[Gllug] ADVERT: Shell Scripting book
jjllmmss at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 15 23:44:07 UTC 2011
On 15 July 2011 00:53, Steve Parker <steve at steve-parker.org> wrote:
> I am a regular lurker on this list; I've posted a few times. I just wanted
> to mention that my book, Shell Scripting: Expert Recipes for Linux, Bash and
> more, is due out on 12th August. It's my first book, though my tutorial at
> http://steve-parker.org/sh/sh.shtml has been online since 2000.
> It's not a beginner's shell / *nix introduction book, it's aimed at
> intermediate to advanced sysadmins.
> At the rate I get for it, (at its RRP of £23.99) I'm personally better off
> per copy by selling £5 PDFs through PayPal; it's never going to pay the
> bills, I'm not plugging it here to make loadsamoney, but I am a keen
> teacher, and I really do think that this book has a good balance of teaching
> theory and teaching by example, that GLLUG members themselves may find
> interesting, or that GLLUG members' might want their customers to read.
> It's got a "serious" page at http://sgpit.com/shellscripting, and a Facebook
> page at http://facebook.com/shellscript
> The latest promo thing is a video on YouTube;
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNPm3aKzPdg - a 248-line shell script
> version of Space Invaders
> Steve Parker
Are you selling the PDF or it was just wishful thinking?
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