Chapter 5: Scripting by Numbers

  • Chris F. A. Johnson
  • Jayant Varma

Abstract

Number crunching was once the domain of big mainframe computers hidden away in secure, air-conditioned rooms. Now, the computer on your desk (or even the one in your pocket) has more computing power than those old behemoths. The shell, with the help of external commands, can harness that power.

Keywords

Command Line Decimal Point Main Menu Standard Input Decimal Fraction 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Chris F. A. Johnson and Jayant Varma 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris F. A. Johnson
    • 1
  • Jayant Varma
    • 1
  1. 1.OntarioCanada

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