The CLI Crash Course

The Command Line Crash Course

This is a mini-book that teaches you Unix or Windows command line skills. Unlike the "Learn The Hard Way" series, this crash course is designed to get you mostly capable in a few hours to a few days. It has little explanation and focuses more on doing a small set of commands until you remember them.

If you want to learn programming but can't get past using the command line, then this book will get you over that hump quickly. You won't be a grand master, but you'll be at least able to do the very basics.

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Online Video+PDF Course $6

For the price of most other course's PDFs only, you can get the full PDF for this class and 2 videos demonstrating the whole book for both Unix/OSX Terminal and Windows PowerShell. The course is self-paced so you can go through it any time you want, as many times as you want.

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Free HTML Book

The book is available for free as HTML. You can read the book and post comments with questions you might have.

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Getting Help

If you get stuck, you can email and I'll try to help. You can also ask your question in the comments section of the free HTML book.

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