Unix Power Tools Revisited
Tuesday, April 25 2000 at 7:00-9:00 pm
College of DuPage SRC 2800(D,E,F)
In today's world of GUI environments, character base professionalism has become
a diminishing skill set. As people are more inclined to drag, drop, and click
with icons and GUI menus, emphasis on traditional skill sets have diminished.
This presentation is a refresher on the strengths of UNIX. To be specific, this
presentation reminds of the strengths of UNIX through examining very powerful
text base scripting procedures which highlight the strengths of:
Taking Advantage of Coutesy Loads
Examining useful I/O and Command
Useful Korn Shell Extensions
Establishing Useful Functions and Aliases
Very useful examples will be provided which could be utilized in your UNIX
environments. This includes shell and perl scripts which are useful tools for
System Administrator, UNIX Users, and Customer Support.
Very detailed handouts will be provided to supplement the subject matter.
Glenn is a member of the System Administration staff of Tradelink L.L.C.
in downtown Chicago. Glenn has over 9 years experience with UNIX system
administration; with a strong background with internal and external support.
He is a sophisticated UNIX user in the areas of shell programming, and UNIX
regular expression. Glenn has spoken before on very useful topics in UNIX
related topics (shell, perl, and awk programming, and UNIX Security) at
UniForum Chicago meetings and workshops; along with speaking at various
technical conferences such as Technetron in Boston (92 & 93), MARUG in
Myrtle Beach (95 and 96), and UniForum in San Francisco (97). Glenn has also
had UNIX tutorials published in Access To Wang. Glenn has taught at two
recently UniForum sponsored workshops:
Internet Security Workshop
UNIX Book Camp (Geared for beginners)
Glenn is slated to teach UNIX Top Gun Class (Geared for advanced UNIX topics)
in the Fall this year (2000).
In addition to his computer background, Glenn is a prominent Fastpitch Softball
Umpire who has worked six national tournaments. Glenn's name is enshrined on a
plaque at the A.S.A Hall of Fame (Oklahoma City, OK) in recognition for
working three or more national tournaments. Recently Glenn has reached the
Gold Level recognition for having worked three Men's major national fastpitch
tournaments. Glenn's long term goal to work the Pan American or Olympics. He
has also dedicated his time coaching at softball clinics for youth.
The next meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 PM on
Tuesday, April 25, 2000 at the College of DuPage. The address of the
meeting facility is:
College of DuPage
22nd and Lambert
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd,
then Lambert Rd North to 22nd St.
Turn right and look for Lot 2 or the Faculty/Staff parking lot (behind Lot 1)
on the right side of 22nd St.
Walk to the SRC building, room 2800 is on the second floor near the north-west corner
of the building,
upstairs from the north doors facing Lot 2.
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