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Robbins, Arnold

Overview
Works: 62 works in 405 publications in 7 languages and 10,318 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA76.76.O63, 005.432
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Arnold Robbins
UNIX in a nutshell : a desktop quick reference for System V Release 4 and Solaris 7 by Arnold Robbins( Book )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the operating system's commands and options covers new commands, shell syntax, regular expressions, and obsolete terminology
Sed & awk by Dale Dougherty( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Sed & Awk, Dale Dougherty and Arnold Robbins describe two text manipulation programs that are mainstays of the UNIX programmer's toolbox. This new edition covers the Sed and Awk systems as they are now mandated by the POSIX standard
Classic shell scripting by Arnold Robbins( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shell scripting skills never go out of style. It's the shell that unlocks the real potential of Unix. Shell scripting is essential for Unix users and system administrators-a way to quickly harness and customize the full power of any Unix system. With shell scripts, you can combine the fundamental Unix text and file processing commands to crunch data and automate repetitive tasks. But beneath this simple promise lies a treacherous ocean of variations in Unix commands and standards. Classic Shell Scripting is written to help you reliably navigate these tricky waters. Writing shell scripts requir
Learning the vi editor by Linda Lamb( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers basic editing, moving around in a hurry, beyond the basics, greater power with ex, global search and replacement, customizing vi and ex, command shortcuts, introduction to the vi clones' extensions, the nvi, elvis, vim, and vile editors, summary of vi and ex commands, vi's place in the unix and internet cultures
Linux programming by example by Arnold Robbins( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book teaches Linux programming in the most effective way possible: by showing and explaining well-written programs. Drawing from both V7 Unix and GNU source code, Arnold Robbins focuses on the fundamental system call APIs at the core of any significant program, presenting examples from programs that Linux/Unix users already use every day. Gradually, one step at a time, Robbins teaches both high-level principles and under the hood techniques. Along the way, he carefully addressses real world issues like performance, portability, and robustness. - Back cover
Vi editor : pocket reference by Arnold Robbins( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many users, working in the UNIX environment means using vi, a full-screen text editor available on most UNIX systems. Even those who know vi often make use of only a small number of its features. The vi Editor Pocket Reference is a companion volume to O'Reilly's updated sixth edition of Learning the vi Editor, a complete guide to text editing with vi. New topics in Learning the vi Editor include multi-screen editing and coverage of four vi clones: vim, elvis, nvi, and vile. This small book is a handy reference guide to the information in the larger volume, presenting movement and editing c
Effective awk programming by Arnold Robbins( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective awk Programming,3rd Edition, focuses entirely onawk, exploring it in the greatest depth of the three awk titles we carry. It's an excellent companion piece to the more broadly focused second edition. This book provides complete coverage of the gawk 3.1 language as well as the most up-to-date coverage of the POSIX standard forawk available anywhere. Author Arnold Robbins clearly distinguishes standard awk features from GNU awk(gawk)-specific features, shines light into many of the "dark corners" of the language (areas to watch out for when programming), and devotes two full ch
Sed & awk : pocket reference by Arnold Robbins( Book )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sed & awk Pocket Reference is a handy, quick reference guide to frequently used functions, commands, and regular expressions used for day-to-day text processing needs. This book is a companion to both sed & awk, Second Edition and Effective awk Programming, Third Edition
Learning the vi and Vim editors by Arnold Robbins( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to vi and Vim covers the basics of text-editing along with information on such topics as macros, buffers, Unix commands, scripts, gvim, and vi clones. Learn about Vim's enhancements and its availablity for many other operating systems
Learning the Korn shell by Bill Rosenblatt( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Korn shell is an interactive command and scripting language for accessing Unix® and other computer systems. As a complete and high-level programming language in itself, it's been a favorite since it was developed in the mid 1980s by David G. Korn at AT & T Bell Laboratories. Knowing how to use it is an essential skill for serious Unix users. Learning the Korn Shell shows you how to use the Korn shell as a user interface and as a programming environment. Writing applications is often easier and quicker with Korn than with other high-level languages. Because of this, the Korn shell is the most often used shell in commercial environments and among inexperienced users. There are two other widely used shells, the Bourne shell and the C shell. The Korn shell, or ksh, has the best features of both, plus many new features of its own. ksh can do much to enhance productivity and the quality of a user's work, both in interacting with the system, and in programming. The new version, ksh93, has the functionality of other scripting languages such as awk, icon, Perl, rexx, and tcl. Learning the Korn Shell is the key to gaining control of the Korn shell and becoming adept at using it as an interactive command and scripting language. Prior programming experience is not required in order to understand the chapters on basic shell programming. Readers will learn how to write many applications more easily and quickly than with other high-level languages. In addition, readers will also learn about Unix utilities and the way the Unix operating system works in general. The authors maintain that you shouldn't have to be an internals expert to use and program the shell effectively. The second edition covers all the features of the current version of the Korn shell, including many new features not in earlier versions of ksh93, making it the most up-to-date reference available on the Korn shell. It compares the current version of the Korn shell to several other Bourne-compatible shells, including several Unix emulation environments for MS-DOS and Windows. In addition, it describes how to download and build ksh93 from source code. A solid offering for many years, this newly revised title inherits a long tradition of trust among computer professionals who want to learn or refine an essential skill
Bash pocket reference by Arnold Robbins( Book )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's simple: you need to know how to work with the bash shell if you want to get to the heart of Mac OS X, Linux, and other Unix systems. Updated for the most recent version of bash, this concise little book puts all of the essential information about bash right at your fingertips, in a format that makes browsing easy. You'll quickly find answers to annoying questions that always come up when you're writing shell scripts: What characters do you need to quote? How do you get variable substitution to do exactly what you want? How do you use arrays? And much more.If you're a user or programmer of any Unix variant, or if you're using bash on Windows, you'll find this pocket reference indispensable. This book covers: Invoking the Shell Syntax Functions Variables Arithmetic Expressions Command History Programmable Completion Job Control Shell Options Command Execution Coprocesses Restricted Shells Built-in Commands
Vi and Vim editors pocket reference : support for every text editing task by Arnold Robbins( Book )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couverture indique : "Many Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X geeks enjoy using the powerful, platform-agnostic text editors vi and Vim, but there are far too many commands for anyone to remember. Author Arnold Robbins has chosen the most valuable commands for vi, Vim, and vi's main clones--vile, elvis, and nvi--and packed them into this easy-to-browse pocket reference. You'll find commands for all kinds of editing tasks, such as programming, modifying system files, and writing and marking up articles."
GDB : pocket reference by Arnold Robbins( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the open source and free software worlds, GDB, or the GNU Debugger, is the standard debugger. It ships with all BSD and GNU/Linux systems, and compiles and works "out of the box" on just about every other kind of commercial Unix system. (It even works on Microsoft Windows systems!)" "Despite GDB's popularity, until now there hasn't been a brief guide or a quick reference to its many features. The GDB Pocket Reference fills this gap. It's designed so that you can look up features quickly and effectively. If you aren't a fluent user of GDB, the GDB Pocket Reference will show you what this debugger is capable of doing. If you are fluent, this book will keep the information you need right at your fingertips - without cluttering up either your physical or virtual desktop."--Jacket
Introduction aux scripts shell by Arnold Robbins( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linux in a nutshell : a desktop quick reference for System V Release 4 and Solaris 7 by Arnold Robbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbearbeitung mit dem vi-Editor by Linda Lamb( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective AWK programming : a user's guide for GNU AWK by Arnold Robbins( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klassische Shell-Programmierung : [automatisieren Sie Ihre Unix-Linux-Tasks] by Arnold Robbins( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bash quick reference Includes index by Arnold Robbins( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this quick reference, you'll find everything you need to know about the bash shell. Whether you print it out or read it on the screen, this PDF gives you the answers to the annoying questions that always come up when you're writing shell scripts: What characters do you need to quote? How do you get variable substitution to do exactly what you want? How do you use arrays? It's also helpful for interactive use. If you're a Unix user or programmer, or if you're using bash on Windows, you'll find this quick reference indispensable
Effective awk Programming Universal Text Processing and Pattern Matching by Arnold Robbins( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective awk Programming,3rd Edition, focuses entirely onawk, exploring it in the greatest depth of the three awk titles we carry. It's an excellent companion piece to the more broadly focused second edition. This book provides complete coverage of the gawk 3.1 language as well as the most up-to-date coverage of the POSIX standard forawk available anywhere. Author Arnold Robbins clearly distinguishes standard awk features from GNU awk(gawk)-specific features, shines light into many of the "dark corners" of the language (areas to watch out for when programming), and devotes two full ch
 
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Alternative Names
Robbins, Arnold D.

Robbins, Arnold D. 1959-

Robbins, Arnold David 1959-

Robins, Arnold.

Роббинс, Арнольд

Робинс А.

ロビンス, アーノルド

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Sed & awkClassic shell scriptingLearning the vi editorLinux programming by exampleVi editor : pocket referenceEffective awk programmingSed & awk : pocket referenceLearning the vi and Vim editors