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Automate Daily Development Tasks with Bash

Automate Daily Development Tasks with Bash


    Create and Run Bash Scripts with Command Line Arguments

    Cameron NokesCameron Nokes

    In the lesson, we’ll learn how to encapsulate some logic we want to easily run later in a script. After creating the script, we have to use chmod u+x to give it execute permissions. If we want our script to make use of parameters passed to it when it's invoked, we can reference them using the syntax $1, $2, etc. (also known as positional parameters).

    We’ll also learn about what $PATH is, and move our script to a folder already on the $PATH so that it can be executed in any folder in our shell.

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