The Basics of Awk

The Awk utility is widely used for its ability to accomplish complex tasks without requiring the installation of outside libraries or packages. 

And, Awk is pretty simple, writes Adam Gordon Bell. “It has only a couple of conventions and only a small amount of syntax. As a result, it’s straightforward to learn, and once you understand it, it will come in handy more often than you’d think.”

In Bell's article, you will learn the basics of Awk, starting with short one-liners and building up to a simple 33-line program.

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