Shell Workshop

Online Course

Shell Workshop

What is the course about?

Shell Workshop
The course Shell Workshop is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

A quick, one-lesson introduction to the Unix-style command-line environment.

Course description
  • Shell Workshop
  • 1 days
  • Getting Started in the Shell
  • This course is intended to get you up to speed on the shell — using a terminal, managing files and directories, and running command-line programs.
  • Starting out
  • Using a terminal; working with files and directories
  • Using command-line programs with options
  • Customizing the shell
  • This is a course for beginners to the shell environment.
  • To take this course, you’ll need a current Mac, Windows, or Linux computer.
  • You should be familiar with elementary programming concepts such as “statement”, “variable”, “argument to a function”, and “file”. No particular programming language is required, though.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Although the Unix shell has an “old school” feel, it remains an important skill, due to the incredible popularity of Unix-like systems: The majority of web servers in the world today run on Linux, and the same bash command line is shipped with every Mac computer.
  • Using the shell is a prerequisite for many other developer skills including version control (such as git) and deployment.

Prerequisites & Facts

Shell Workshop

Course Topic

Full Stack Web Developer

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Shell Workshop

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Full Stack Web Developer