What Is the C Shell

This section provides a quick introduction of the C shell which offers a easier command syntax than Bourne shell for C programmers.

What Is C Shell? - C Shell is a Unix shell introduced by Bill Joy in 1978. The C shell was derived from the Thompson shell. It has a syntax modeled after the C programming language.

The C shell has the following main features:

The picture below shows the paper on the C shell written by Bill Joy: "An Introduction to the C shell"

An Introduction to the C shell by William Joy
An Introduction to the C shell by William Joy

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 About This Book

 2002 - .NET Framework Developed by Microsoft

 1995 - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor Created by Rasmus Lerdorf

 1995 - Java Language Developed by Sun Microsystems

 1991 - WWW (World Wide Web) Developed by Tim Berners-Lee

 1991 - Gopher Protocol Created by a University of Minnesota Team

 1984 - X Window System Developed a MIT Team

 1984 - Macintosh Developed by Apple Inc.

 1983 - "Sendmail" Mail Transfer Agent Developed by Eric Allman

 1979 - The Tcsh (TENEX C Shell) Developed by Ken Greer

 1978 - Bash (Bourne-Again Shell) Developed by Brian Fox

1978 - The C Shell Developed by Bill Joy

What Is the C Shell

 C Shell Command Line

 Command Line History Substitution

 Command Line Alias Substitution

 Command Line Input and Output Redirection

 Command Line Variable Substitution

 C Shell Command Line Examples

 ".cshrc" - C Shell Script File and

 1977 - The Bourne Shell Developed by Stephen Bourne

 1977 - Apple II Designed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

 1976 - vi Text Editor Developed by Bill Joy

 1974 - Internet by Vinton Cerf

 1972 - C Language Developed by Dennis Ritchie

 1971 - FTP Protocol Created by Abhay Bhushan

 1970 - UNIX Operating System Developed by AT&T Bell Labs

 1957 - FORTRAN Language Developed by IBM


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