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Weekly Class Notes

Aug  5 14:13 2003  week01notes.txt   Week 1 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Sep  9 01:38 2002  week02notes.txt   Week 2 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Sep 15 23:17 2002  week03notes.txt   Week 3 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Sep 19 20:05 2002  week04notes.txt   Week 4 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Sep 23 03:18 2002  week05notes.txt   Week 5 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Sep 30 11:45 2002  week06notes.txt   Week 6 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Oct  7 00:20 2002  week07notes.txt   Week 7 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Oct 15 02:45 2002  week08notes.txt   Week 8 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Oct 21 03:07 2002  week09notes.txt   Week 9 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Oct 28 06:25 2002  week10notes.txt   Week 10 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Nov  3 03:49 2002  week11notes.txt   Week 11 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Nov 10 02:09 2002  week12notes.txt   Week 12 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Nov 17 15:19 2002  week13notes.txt   Week 13 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Nov 24 10:49 2002  week14notes.txt   Week 14 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca
Dec  2 16:29 2002  week15notes.txt   Week 15 Notes for CST8129 - Ian Allen - idallen@ncf.ca

Chapter Reading/Study Guides

Dec 10 03:35 2002  chapter01guide.txt   Linux Shells by Example: Chapter 1 Reading Guide
Dec 10 03:36 2002  chapter02guide.txt   Linux Shells by Example: Chapter 2 Reading Guide
Dec 10 03:35 2002  chapter03guide.txt   Linux Shells by Example: Chapter 3 Reading Guide
Nov 14 14:58 2002  chapter04guide.txt   Linux Shells by Example: Chapter 4 Reading Guide
Nov 17 10:21 2002  chapter05-07guide.txt   Linux Shells by Example: Chapters 5-7 Reading Guide
Dec 10 03:35 2002  chapter08guide.txt   Linux Shells by Example: Chapter 8 "First Pass" Reading Guide
Oct 26 15:12 2002  chapter09guide.txt   Linux Shells by Example: Chapter 9 Reading Guide

Important Notes (alphabetical order)

Dec  1 16:49 2002  abbreviations.txt   Script Marking Code comment abbreviations
Sep 15 02:08 2002  acadunix_help.txt   Using the ACADUNIX machine
Sep 14 03:43 2002  arguments_and_options.txt   Options and Arguments on Unix Command Lines
Oct 16 14:01 2002  data_mining.txt   Using commands and pipes to "mine" and extract data from the system
Oct 22 19:48 2001  echo_commands.txt   No standard for the "echo" command
Oct 14 20:50 2002  exit_status.txt   Return Code, Exit Status, ||, &&, test, and if
Oct  3 12:22 2002  expansion_order.txt   Order of Shell Command Line processing
Feb 12 04:39 2011  file_system.txt   Unix/Linux File System - (correct explanation)
Oct 15 00:20 2002  here_select.txt   Select statements vs. Here Documents and Case statements
Sep 14 16:16 2002  home_and_HOME.txt   Directories: current, HOME, and /home
May  4 01:52 2003  intro.html   A 10-minute guide to UNIX
Oct 14 20:46 2002  less_code.txt   Less Code is Better Code - stop cutting and pasting identical code
Oct 20 10:50 2005  links_and_inodes.html   Hard links and Unix file system nodes (inodes)
Nov 20 13:39 2002  linux_lab_access.txt   How to get Access to the Linux Lab from Wherever
Oct  1 02:42 2002  man_page_RTFM.txt   Searching for items in the Unix manual pages (RTFM)
Sep 22 12:34 2002  miscellaneous.txt   Miscellanous Unix Facts
Oct 17 07:33 2002  nesting.txt   Avoiding deeply nested IF statements
Sep 27 05:47 2011  pathnames.txt   Unix/Linux Pathnames
Sep 15 03:18 2002  quotes.txt   Unix/Linux Shell Command Line Quoting
Feb  5 16:54 2011  redirection.txt   Unix Shell I/O Redirection (including Pipes)
Dec 19 13:18 2002  regular_expression_practice1.txt   Regular Expression Practice
Nov  3 01:34 2002  regular_expression_questions.txt   Regular Expression Skill Assessment
Nov  9 19:07 2002  regular_expressions.txt   Regular Expressions - Basic, Extended, and OddBall
Oct  3 12:27 2002  review_basic.txt   CST8129 Review #1 - Basic Shell Concepts (Chapter 8)
Oct 14 20:29 2002  script_checklist.txt   Shell Script Checklist - a list of things to verify in your shell scripts
Oct 23 09:20 2002  script_style.txt   Shell Script Programming Conventions and Style
Sep 15 02:19 2002  shells.txt   The Unix Shell
Nov 17 11:38 2002  tcshbugs.txt   Bugs in TCSH
Nov 12 16:28 2002  tester_help.txt   Writing a script to test another script or program
Sep 15 02:09 2002  umask.txt   Umask and Permissions
Sep 12 15:57 2002  vi_basics.txt   The VI (VIM) Editor (Review)

Projects/Labs/Assignments/Exercises (for hand-in)

Sep 26 23:18 2002  lab01exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #1 (Week 3)
Sep 26 23:14 2002  lab02exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #2 (Week 4)
Sep 23 02:53 2002  lab03exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #3 (Week 5)
Sep 30 11:43 2002  lab04exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #4 (Week 6)
Dec 10 03:32 2002  lab05exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #5 (Week 7)
Dec 10 03:32 2002  lab06exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #6 (Week 8)
Oct 21 03:48 2002  lab07exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #7 (Week 9)
Nov  3 03:06 2002  lab08exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #8 (Week 11)
Nov 11 09:59 2002  lab09exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #9 (Week 12)
Nov 14 15:51 2002  lab10exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #10 (Week 13)
Dec 10 03:33 2002  lab11exercise.txt   CST8129 Lab Exercise #11 (Week 14)
Dec 10 01:02 2002  lab12_appointments.txt   Appointments to demo Bonus Lab #12
Dec 10 03:33 2002  lab12exercise.txt   CST8129 Bonus Project (Lab #12)

Assignments

Dec 10 03:33 2002  assignment01.txt   CST8129 Term Assignment #1
Jan 14 12:32 2003  assignment02-B.txt   CST8129 Term Assignment #2-B (Make-Up)
Dec 10 03:33 2002  assignment02.txt   CST8129 Term Assignment #2
Nov 27 22:40 2002  assignment03.txt   CST8129 Term Assignment #3

Shell Scripts

Dec 10 06:00 2002  10_top_five.sh.txt   This scripts sorts a file and displays the top 5 lines.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  11_string_compare.sh.txt   This script compares two strings: an argument and stdin.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  12_optional_arguments_demo.sh.txt   Display PWD MAIL HOME replaced by optional command line arguments.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  13_path_validator.sh.txt   Validate a single command line argument (file or directory).
Dec 10 06:00 2002  14_file_size_classer.sh.txt   Classify a file as small, medium, large.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  15_two_number_sort.sh.txt   Put two integers in ascending order. Prompt for missing arguments.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  20_integer_sorter.sh.txt   Sorts three integers on the command line; prompts for missing numbers.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  21_updown_series.sh.txt   Print a series of numbers in a range, automatically ascending or descending.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  22_file_info.sh.txt   Print file system information about all command line arguments.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  30_script_validator.sh.txt   Validate some aspects of a properly-written shell script.
Dec 10 06:00 2002  40_weather_grabber.sh.txt   This script extracts the current weather information from the Web.
Dec 10 03:30 2002  argv.sh.txt   This shell script displays the command line arguments.
Dec 10 03:30 2002  elif.sh.txt   Syntax:
Oct 15 02:45 2002  optional_args.sh.txt   Syntax:
Oct 15 02:45 2002  optional_args_case.sh.txt   Syntax:
Oct 15 02:45 2002  optional_args_elif.sh.txt   Syntax:
Oct 22 15:36 2002  optional_args_if.sh.txt   Syntax:
Dec 10 03:32 2002  pluralizer.sh.txt   Syntax:
Dec 10 03:32 2002  test_numeric.sh.txt   Syntax:
Dec 10 03:32 2002  tester.sh.txt   Exhaustively test the 12_optional_arguments_demo.sh shell script.
Dec 10 03:29 2002  validate.sh.txt   Validate a shell script professor comment line.

Program Source

Sep 14 15:53 2002  argv.c++.txt   IAN! idallen@ncf.ca
Sep 14 15:52 2002  argv.c.txt   IAN! idallen@ncf.ca
Sep 14 15:59 2002  helloworld.c++.txt   To compile and link it on Linux use the g++ command:
Sep 14 15:52 2002  simplepipe.c.txt   Simple two-process pipe.
Sep 14 15:52 2002  simpleshell.c.txt   Simple Unix Shell.

Miscellaneous

Aug 28 13:09 2002  cst8129-02f-outline.pdf   
Oct  9 14:53 2002  linux_lab_hours.pdf   
Nov 28 11:04 2002  register_03w.pdf   
Jan 14 12:22 2003  text_errata.txt   Errors in Linux Shells by Example by Ellie Quigley
Sep 15 04:35 2002  timeline.txt   CST8129 TimeLine (order of topics)
Oct 10 04:45 2002  wt127_schedule.txt   Room Schedule for WT-127 (as of October 10, 2002)

Quizzes, Tests, and Exams

Dec 14 11:52 2002  finalexam.pdf   
Dec 14 11:50 2002  finalexam.ps   
Dec 19 12:44 2002  finalexam.sh.txt   CST8129 Final Exam Script (answer) - Fall 2002
Oct  4 10:06 2002  midterm_1A.pdf   
Oct  3 18:39 2002  midterm_1A.ps   
Oct 21 21:57 2002  midterm_1B.pdf   
Oct 21 17:11 2002  midterm_1B.ps   
Oct 29 09:41 2002  midterm_2.pdf   
Oct 29 09:40 2002  midterm_2.ps   

Optional Material

Nov 19 13:32 2002  opt_can-you-trust.txt   by Richard Stallman
Nov  2 14:35 2002  opt_right-to-read.txt   "The Right to Read" by Richard Stallman
Sep  8 22:48 2002  opt_challenges.txt   CST8129 Challenge Projects
Jul 15 00:56 2001  opt_open_source.txt   E-Week Editorial - Software Independence