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Bash Challenge Gauntlet

4h 15m
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Run the gauntlet of Bash lab challenges that increase in difficulty but are suitable for Bash beginners. This course 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 course is intended for beginner Bash developers.


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

  1. Bash Scripting and Shell Programming


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

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About the Author

Logan Rakai, opens in a new tab
Lead Content Developer - Labs
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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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