DifficultyBeginner
AVG Duration2h
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Description

Run the gauntlet of Bash lab challenges that increase in difficulty but are suitable for Bash beginners. This learning path is comprised entirely of lab challenges for you to assess your ability to solve problems using the Bash programming language. The challenges are meant to reinforce what you've learned and to provide practice problems to hone your skills. Each challenge is focused on a single task allowing you to cross off bite-sized challenges whenever you can find the time. Cloud Academy provides a web-based integrated development environment for you to complete the challenges. Simply start a challenge and everything is ready for you in your browser.

Assessed Topics

The challenges assess your ability in the following topics relevant to Bash beginners:

  • String manipulation
  • String functions
  • Arrays
  • Loops
  • Conditions

Intended Audience

This learning path is intended for beginner Bash developers.

Prerequisites

You must have some experience with Bash to succeed in this learning path. If you want to gain experience with Bash, the following content is recommended before attempting the learning path:

  1. Bash Scripting and Shell Programming

Feedback

If you have any feedback or suggestions relating to this learning path, feel free to contact us at support@cloudacademy.com 

Certificate

Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

1
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 15m
Bash Challenge: Hello World
The goal of this challenge is to complete the classic exercise of writing "Hello, World!" using Bash.
2
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 30m
Bash Challenge: Error Handling
The goal of this challenge is to consider the number of arguments passed to your program and handle when the number is unexpected.
3
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 30m
Bash Challenge: Reverse String
In this challenge, you will write code in the Bash programming language to reverse a given string.
4
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 30m
Bash Challenge: RNA Transcription
The goal of this challenge is to return the RNA complement (per RNA transcription) of a given a DNA strand.
5
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Intermediate - 1h
Bash Challenge: Bob
In this challenge, you will write code in the Bash programming language to produce the conversational interface of a lackadaisical teenager named Bob.
6
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Intermediate - 1h
Bash Challenge: Atbash Cipher
In this challenge, you will write code in the Bash programming language to implement the atbash cipher.
About the Author
Students164451
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Courses9
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Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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