Dave Taylor is a popular writer, teacher and speaker of business and technology issues. The founder of The Internet Mall and iTrack.com, he's been involved with UNIX and the Internet since 1980, having created the popular Elm Mail System. He's also been a Mac fan since the year it was released. Once a Research Scientist at HP Laboratories and Senior Reviews Editor of SunWorld magazine, Taylor has contributed software to the official 4.4 release of Berkeley Unix (BSD). His programs are found in all versions of Linux and other popular Unix variants.
"If youre comfortable working with your Macs Graphical User Interface and ready for a challenge then this book is well worth the money. Learning the techniques revealed and explained here will push you across the border into definitely power-user territory."
--Miraz Jordan, MacTips
"Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion is well written and nicely illustrated with step-by-step Unix command examples, results displays, screen shots, and tips. It doesnt try to cover everything, nor get too deep into detail. Dave Taylors new book comfortably meets its goal of showing savvy OS X users how to use all the basic commands you need to get started with Unix."
--Si Dunn, Sagecreek Productions
"Happily there are a few books in the field that remain useful for years and years after their publishing date. Wicked Cool Shell Scripts is one of those fortunate few...Wicked Cool Shell Scripts is easy to read, and useful for those who have some familiarity with shell scripting. "
--Dan Hanks, The BrainShed