[tog] potential coder meet-up group?

Greg Murdoch gregaj at gmail.com
Sun Oct 13 04:35:35 IST 2013



On 13 Oct 2013, at 08:56, Aoife Hughes <aoife.nicaodh at gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> On 12 October 2013 13:36, Schrodinger <schrodinger at konundrum.org> wrote:
>> 
>> I'm not much of a full time coder, mostly hacking scripts together in
>> Perl|Bash|SH|(g?)AWK I might show people some awk. AWK is a lot more
>> than just one liners to replace `cut` ;)
> 
> I'm a firm believer that if you haven't used exec() in awk, you haven't lived. :P Also, at some point in the future I want to do a shell scripting workshop. Bash and friends (and I count awk and sed among them) are amazingly powerful when you want to get results quickly without resorting to a script.

Absolutely, oftentimes the command line / unix methodology Itself can be used as a systems level framework, that lets you do a massive amount of thinks 'for free', well closer to


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