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Quick reminder that awk is cool and useful and easy to learn and you won't regret spending 20 minutes adding it to your toolbox

ferd.ca/awk-in-20-minutes.html

I feel like awk is probably the single most under-appreciated tool in Unix today

@sir I have a hard copy, got it cheap from Half Price Books

@sir This is one tool I need to learn. Too many times, I end up reverting to `perl -n -e` because I can't remember anything else.

@sir Having avoided awk before because it seemed too complex, this article opened my eyes back when I read it. Ever since, I recommend it to every person who tells me that they don't [want to] know awk, it convinces everyone.

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Always meant to learn more about awk... Thanks for the link.

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