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Learning AWK Programming by Shiwang Kalkhanda

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Who this book is for

The book is written from the beginners' point of view. It covers the basic to intermediate skills that are essential for text processing in a simple and effective manner. But at the same time, there is good amount of stuff that a seasoned AWK user shall find interesting. It covers a wide range of audience and shall be useful to the following people:

  • Data scientists who need to extract and clean data for analysis
  • Developers who perform parsing of flat text files, HTML files, XML files, or CSV files
  • System administrators who parse log files for analysis
  • Any GNU/Linux hobbyist or enthusiast who likes to play with GNU/Linux filters for data manipulation

It is written in such a manner that any user with a basic familiarity ...

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