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Interpreted vs Compiled Languages and A BASHful Adventurer

Date: Apr. 22, 2014

Derek Carter and Tommy McDonald gave great presentations about the difference between interpreted and compiled languages and about BASH, a ubiquitous and frequently used shell.

Here are the details:

Introductory topic:

Interpreted vs Compiled Programs
Tommy McDonald

You might have noticed that some executables on your Linux box contain text that you can read. Others do not. We will discuss the differences between them and consider when one or the other is more desirable.

Advanced topic:

A BASHful Adventurer
Derek Carter (aka goozbach)

BASH, the Bourne-Again SHell, is commonly used to write scripts, and provides a powerful interface for doing so. But, it is very likely that BASH is also your command-line environment. In this "Choose Your Own Adventure"-style talk, learn to make the most of your command-line experience. To learn more about the talk, click here.