Unix bash scripting versus Python - any resources out there for comparisons?

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  • xonsh

    :shell: Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell.

  • bats-core

    Bash Automated Testing System

    Bash has a testing library. I think it's called BATS (not builtin though).

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  • learnxinyminutes-docs

    Code documentation written as code! How novel and totally my idea!

    If you already know a language or two, my first go to for a new language is https://learnxinyminutes.com/ it lets me quickly see a good portion of the syntax in a single page, and get a light idea of what you can do in it.

  • sh

    Python process launching

    Another way to make Python scripts nicer is to use https://github.com/amoffat/sh

  • youtube-csv-to-html

    Convert a CSV of Youtube liked videos to a browseable HTML file

    I start OO and finish OO.... here's a "script" I wrote to convert a CSV to CSV and HTML recently - https://github.com/metaperl/youtube-csv-to-html/blob/main/main.py

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