Found this gem when trolling /r/Programming, it’s an IBM’s DeveloperWorks article on text manipulation in Unix. Always fun stuff.
It’s written by Brad Yoes and here is the link.
Also where is why I love DeveloperWorks articles, links to other content. Here is what you can find you fall down the rabbit hole.
See Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide – Manipulating Strings to learn more about bash scripting
Database join explained
Go to the sed $HOME page for information.
Learn more about Sed.
Learn how to use the UNIX stream editor, sed.
Gawk: Effective AWK Programming: Read the standard user manual for GAWK.
Learn more with this tutorial: Awk – An Introduction and Tutorial by Bruce Barnett
Read an intro to awk
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