[PLUG-ANNOUNCE] TONIGHT: July PLUG Meeting: Lowest Common Denominator Coding with vi and sh

Michael Dexter dexter at ambidexter.com
Thu Jul 3 14:52:26 PDT 2014


Portland Linux/Unix Group General Meeting Announcement

Who: Michael Dexter
What: Lowest Common Denominator Coding with vi and sh
Where: PSU, 1930 SW 4th Ave. Room FAB 86-01 (Lower Level)
When: Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at 7pm
Why: The pursuit of technology freedom
Stream: http://pdxlinux.org/live/

There are countless available text editors, programming languages and
Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) but few are guaranteed to be
present on any given system. On POSIX Unix systems, the vi(1) text
editor and sh(1) shell are required by the POSIX (opengroup.org)
standard and might be the only development tools at your disposal. While
some developers may consider these tools equivalent to a doughnut spare
tire that should not be used over 50MPH, others embrace them and have
used them for decades. Some would also argue that you should learn the
rules before you break them in order to appreciate higher-level languages.

This talk will be a crash course in vi(1) and sh(1) with examples from a
2500 line virtualization management project that uses a number of
scripting techniques.

Michael provides independent Unix support and organizes PLUG.


Many will head to the Lucky Lab NW at 1945 NW Quimby after the meeting.

Calagator Page: http://calagator.org/events/1250466345

PLUG Page with information about all PLUG events: http://pdxlinux.org/
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See you there!

Michael Dexter
PLUG Volunteer



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