sed and awk Pocket Reference [NOOK Book]

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For people who create and modify text files, sed and awk are power tools for editing. sed, awk, and regular expressions allow programmers and system administrators to automate editing tasks that need to be performed on one or more files, to simplify the task of performing the same edits on multiple files, and to write conversion programs.The sed & awk Pocket Reference is a companion volume to sed & awk, Second Edition, Unix in a Nutshell, Third Edition, and Effective awk Programming, Third Edition. This ...

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Overview

For people who create and modify text files, sed and awk are power tools for editing. sed, awk, and regular expressions allow programmers and system administrators to automate editing tasks that need to be performed on one or more files, to simplify the task of performing the same edits on multiple files, and to write conversion programs.The sed & awk Pocket Reference is a companion volume to sed & awk, Second Edition, Unix in a Nutshell, Third Edition, and Effective awk Programming, Third Edition. This new edition has expanded coverage of gawk (GNU awk), and includes sections on:

  • An overview of sed and awk?s command line syntax
  • Alphabetical summaries of commands, including nawk and gawk
  • Profiling with pgawk
  • Coprocesses and sockets with gawk
  • Internationalization with gawk
  • A listing of resources for sed and awk users
This small book is a handy reference guide to the information presented in the larger volumes. It presents a concise summary of regular expressions and pattern matching, and summaries of sed and awk.Arnold Robbins, an Atlanta native now happily living in Israel, is a professional programmer and technical author and coauthor of various O'Reilly Unix titles. He has been working with Unix systems since 1980, and currently maintains gawk and its documentation.

This handy book is an indispensable reference to information presented in O'Reilly's larger volumes, and is a concise summary of regular expressions and pattern matching.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780596552022
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/12/2002
  • Series: Pocket Reference (O'Reilly)
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 54
  • Sales rank: 489,396
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author


Arnold Robbins, an Atlanta native now happily living in Israel, is a professional programmer and technical author. Arnold is the author or coauthor of various O'Reilly titles, including sed CT au>k, Second Edition, Learning the vi Editor, Sixth Edition, and Unix in a Nutshell, Third Edition. 11e has been working with U nix systems since 1980, and currently maintains gawk (GNU) awk) and its documentation.
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Table of Contents


     Introduction...1
     Conventions...1
     Matching Text...2
     The sed Editor...11
     The awk Programming Language...22
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2012

    TRAING HOLLOW AND HUNTING GROUNDS

    A small dip in the earth with no trees for battle traing and a lush forest with tons of tall trees.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2004

    Key text seaching programs

    Sed and awk are the mainstay for those of you who write shell scripts on unix/linux machines that manipulate text files. It is difficult to overstate the usefulness of these two programs. So O'Reilly and Robbins decided to help you by providing this pocketbook reference that encapsulates the online help for the programs. The book is aimed at someone who programs, but still prefers a traditional hardcopy reference as an aid to human memory. It assumes that you basically already know how to use the programs, but just need some reminder as to the exact syntax and all the possible options.

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