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    Question shell query!!!

    I am a newbie here and recently installed linux in my computer,

    can anybody tell what do we mean by shell programming and socket programming in linux??



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    nishant tiwari.

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    Shell programming is basically writing programs in sh (or bash as it is called on Linux).
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bash
    In it's most basic form, it's writing scripts which perform a sequence of repetitive tasks. But it is a full language with a range of loop constructs, variables, functions etc, so it is possible to write quite interesting programs.

    Network programming (sockets to you) begins with "beej"
    http://beej.us/guide/bgnet/
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