Re: [OS:N:] bash intro for high school students?
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It would be nice to understand the reasons why one would prefer bash to other shells, in particular with respect with introducing high school students to computers. Why bash rather than ksh or perl? IMHO the best vehicle for introducing high school (or any other) students to computing is APL ;-) dk ----- Original Message ----- From: "Robert Citek" <rwcitek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <open-source-now-list@xxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 9:26 PM Subject: [OS:N:] bash intro for high school students? > > What book or other resource would people recommend for introducing > high school students to the bash shell? > > These are students that are familiar with the pointy-clicky Windows > environment, and they've picked up KDE using Knoppix pretty quickly. > But KDE can be awkward at times and some things have to be done > within a bash shell. I personally like the O'Reilly book "Learning > the bash Shell," but perhaps that's a bit much to chew on for an > intro, or not. Has anyone else introduced high school students to bash? > > Regards, > - Robert > http://www.cwelug.org/downloads > Help others get OpenSource software. Distribute FLOSS > for Windows, Linux, *BSD, and MacOS X with BitTorrent > > _______________________________________________ > Subscription and Archive: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/open-source-now-list/ > - > For K12OS technical help join K12OSN: > <https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn> _______________________________________________ Subscription and Archive: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/open-source-now-list/ - For K12OS technical help join K12OSN: <https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn>
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